Primary Leiomyosarcoma in the Maxilla: A Case Report

Rahimi, Poozesh, Amanpoor, Poozesh
2012 J Dent Shiraz Univ Med Scien   unpublished
Primary leiomyosarcoma is a rare tumor in the head and neck. This report is to describe a case of maxillary leiomyosarcoma in a 36-year-old man, who was referred to Chamran Hospital (Shiraz, Iran) in September 2009. The patient was diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma, originated in the left premaxilla. Histogenetica-lly, maxillary leiomyosarcoma arise from the medial muscle of blood vessels or from primitive mesenchyme in the maxilla (1). The lesion was treated with surgical resection; Midface
more » ... ion; Midface Degloving procedure. The primary site received postoperative radiotherapy with external irradiation of 45 GY (25 treatments, 1/8 GY). The patient was monitored at follow-up visits in the next one year.