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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schütz, Anja; Smeets, Ralf; Driemel, Oliver; Hakim, Samer George; Kosmehl, Hartwig; Hanken, Henning; Kolk, Andreas 
Title:
Primary and secondary leiomyosarcoma of the oral and perioral region--clinicopathological and immunohistochemical analysis of a rare entity with a review of the literature. 
Abstract:
Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) rarely occurs in the head and neck region. These tumors present with a wide range of clinical features, so the diagnosis is predicated on conventional microscopic findings coupled with immunohistochemical analysis.Clinical and histologic data of 7 patients with LMS of the head and neck were recorded retrospectively. In addition to routine immunohistochemistry, staining for cell cycle regulator proteins p16 and p21 was performed.Five LMSs (4 intraoral, 1 dermal cheek) occurre...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
71 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1132-42 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0278-2391 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie