Leiomyomas are benign soft-tissue tumours which take origin from the smooth muscles. Pleura and chest wall are uncommon location for such tumours. Here, we report a case of a 26-year-old female patient presented with 3 months history of chest pain. Chest X-ray and CT showed a calcified mass of 6×12 cm in size in the left lateral of the chest wall. After resection of the mass, pathological examination diagnosed it as atypical deep somatic soft-tissue leiomyoma of extrathoracic chest wall. No pathological finding was detected during follow-up.
- cardiothoracic surgery
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Contributors GB, as a corresponding author, has a substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis or interpretation of data for the work. OU has a substantial contribution while final approval of the version to be published and conception and design. SOK has a substantial contribution while discuss planning and final approval of the version to be published. ZA has a contribution in analysis and interpretation of data in field of pathology.
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