Leiomyosarcoma of the mandible: A case report

Vejayan Krishnan, Charles M. Miyaji, Elgene G. Mainous

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    Smooth muscle is the prevalent tissue in the gastrointestinal and the genitourinary systems, but it is present in limited amount in the oral cavity. This may account for the low occurrence of smooth muscle neoplasms in the latter region. This article reports a primary, central leiomyosarcoma in the mandible.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)652-655
    Number of pages4
    JournalJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Issue number6
    StatePublished - Jun 1991


    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Surgery
    • Oral Surgery
    • Otorhinolaryngology

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