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CASE REPORT
Year : 2006  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 212-214

Recurrent episodes of hematuria: A rare presentation of leiomyosarcoma of prostate


1 Department of Radiation Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
2 Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
3 Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India

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Siddhartha Laskar
Department of Radiation Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr Ernest Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.29837

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Leiomyosarcoma of the prostate is an extremely rare entity. Sarcomas account for about 1% of all malignant tumors and less than 5% of them arise from the genitourinary tract. Majority of patients present with urinary obstructive symptoms. The outcome is generally poor. Surgery with or without radiotherapy / chemotherapy forms the mainstay of treatment for patients with operable tumors. We report a patient presenting with recurrent episodes of hematuria.


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