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Revised: 30 November 2012, last major update August 2012
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● 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)
● 76 year old man with leiomyosarcoma causing death within 1 year (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2001;125:152
● MFH with post-operative death (Hum Pathol 1989;20:1215)
Leiomyosarcoma - various images
Leiomyosarcoma: H&E, h-caldesmon
End of Pancreas > Other tumors > Sarcoma
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