Cite this page: Jain D. Sarcoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/pancreassarcoma.html. Accessed April 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
- Rare (0.1%), may resemble sarcomatoid carcinoma, anaplastic carcinoma, extension of retroperitoneal or gastroduodenal sarcoma
- Leiomyosarcoma: similar morphology as other sites; recommended to resect extensively even low grade lesions and to rule out EBV associated smooth muscle tumors with EBER testing (Am J Surg Pathol 2010;34:1849)