Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 30, Issue 9, pp 530–533 | Cite as

Primary leiomyosarcoma of the patella

  • S. Inoue
  • K. Tanaka
  • A. Sakamoto
  • S. Matsuda
  • M. Tsuneyoshi
  • Y. Iwamoto
Case Report

Abstract.

We report on a case of primary leiomyosarcoma of the patella in a 59-year-old woman. To our knowledge, this is the first report of this rare tumor in a bone where malignant lesions rarely occur.

Keywords Leiomyosarcoma Patella Radiographs MRI 

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© International Skeletal Society 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Inoue
    • 1
  • K. Tanaka
    • 1
  • A. Sakamoto
    • 1
  • S. Matsuda
    • 1
  • M. Tsuneyoshi
    • 2
  • Y. Iwamoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyusyu University, 3-1-1, Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, JapanJP
  2. 2.Second Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyusyu University, Fukuoka, JapanJP

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