Post-irradiation leiomyosarcoma of the maxilla

J Laryngol Otol. 1991 Dec;105(12):1068-71. doi: 10.1017/s0022215100118213.


Primary malignant smooth muscle tumours of the maxilla are extremely rare. A case of leiomyosarcoma of the maxilla associated with previous irradiation is presented. The aetiology, pathology and clinical aspects of this tumour are reviewed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Eye Neoplasms / radiotherapy
  • Humans
  • Leiomyosarcoma / pathology*
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Maxillary Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced / pathology*
  • Retinoblastoma / radiotherapy
  • Time Factors