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Author(s):
Jacobs, Volker R.; Zemzoum, Iris; Kremer, Marcus; Gottschalk, Nina; Baumgärtner, Anne K.; Krol, Janna; Kiechle, Marion 
Title:
Primary Metastatic Leiomyosarcoma of the Fallopian Tube: A Rare Case Report 
Abstract:
Background: Leiomyosarcoma of the fallopian tube is an extremely unusual gynecologic neoplasm. Since 1886, only 19 of about 35 sarcomas of the fallopian tube have been identified as leiomyosarcomas. As such, clinical diagnosis and therapy management are difficult. Case Report: We report on the case of a 59-year-old woman with leiomyosarcoma of the fallopian tube and liver metas-tases at the time of diagnosis. After initial tumor debulk-ing, she received palliative chemotherapy with gemcitabine 9...    »
 
Keywords:
Leiomyosarcoma; Fallopian tube carcinoma; Gynecologic cancer; Histology; Therapy options 
Journal title:
Onkologie 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
33 
Journal issue:
1-2 
Pages contribution:
12 
Publisher:
S. Karger GmbH 
Publisher address:
Freiburg, Germany 
Print-ISSN:
1423-0240 
E-ISSN:
2296-5262 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.