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Acta Cirurgica Brasileira

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Abstract

MINOSSI, José Guilherme et al. Retroperitoneal leiomyosarcoma: case report. Acta Cir. Bras. [online]. 2000, vol.15, n.1, pp. 00-00. ISSN 1678-2674.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-86502000000100006.

One case of retroperitoneal leiomyosarcoma is related, probably from the inferior vena cava wall. Several ultrasonics and abdominal tomography showed contradictories results which delayed surgical treatment. It was emphasized the need of a early diagnosis of the tumor by imaging and needle biopsy. When possible the complete excision of the tumor or partial resections followed by complimentary treatment.

Keywords : Retroperitoneum; Leiomyosarcoma; Surgery.

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