IJNS 2014; 03(02): 115-117
DOI: 10.4103/2277-9167.138921
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Primary extradural leiomyosarcoma involving cavernous sinus in an immunocompetent patient

Hanni V. Gulwani
Nitin Garg
1  Neurosurgery, Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
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18 January 2017 (online)


Intracranial leiomyosarcoma (LMS) are uncommon malignancies and usually encountered after systemic metastases. Limited cases of primary intracranial LMSs have been reported in the literature. It mostly affects immunocompromised individuals in association with Epstein–Barr virus infection. This is the unusual first case being reported of primary LMS in immunocompetent patient with involvement of cavernous sinus.