Case Report

Mystery of bilateral breast masses

Nausheen Khan, Zaeem Ismail Ebrahim, Irma van der Werke
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 15, No 4 | a357 | DOI: | © 2011 Nausheen Khan, Zaeem Ismail Ebrahim, Irma van der Werke | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 24 February 2011 | Published: 07 December 2011

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Nausheen Khan, Kalafong Hospital, South Africa
Zaeem Ismail Ebrahim, Kalafong Hospital, South Africa
Irma van der Werke, Kalafong Hospital, South Africa


Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is an uncommon malignant tumour of smooth muscle origin. It arises in the gastro intestinal tract, retroperitoneum, urinary bladder, uterus and soft tissue. Peritoneal leiomyosarcomatosis (PL) is defined as a peritoneal dissemination of a primary sarcoma. We present a case of leiomyosarcomatosis with wide spread dissemination including involvement of both breasts.




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