Report of a radiation-induced leiomyosarcoma arising from the posterior neck


Agir H., Sen C., Muezzinoglu B., Isil E.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.18, no.5, pp.1018-1020, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0b013e31811ec1f6
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1018-1020

Abstract

Radiation-induced leiomyosarcoma of the head and neck region has been very seldom described. Herein, we report a 48-year-old male patient who developed leiomyosarcoma in his posterior neck region, which was previously radiated due to a cerebellar astrocytoma.