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Malignant smooth muscle tumours of soft tissue - a demographic and clinicopathological study at a tertiary care hospital

Malignant smooth muscle tumours of soft tissue - a demographic and clinicopathological study at a tertiary care hospital

JPMA Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association 55(4): 138-143

Objective: To determine the demographic characteristics and distribution of various reported prognostic factors of leiomyosarcoma (LMS) among subjects reporting to histopathology diagnostic centers of Aga Khan University (AKU) all over Pakistan between 2000-2004.Methods: This study analyzed 205 consecutive confirmed cases of LMS received during a period of four years. The data regarding age, sex and size of tumor was obtained from the pathology medical records.

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