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J Oral Sci. 2008 Jun;50(2):215-8.

Leiomyosarcoma of the buccal mucosa: a case report with immunohistochemistry findings.

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  • 1Department of Oral Pathology, Dr H. S. Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.


Leiomyosarcoma is a relatively uncommon malignant lesion that exhibits smooth muscle differentiation. Occurrence of this tumor in the oral cavity is exceedingly rare, reflecting the paucity of smooth muscle in this region. This article presents a rare case of leiomyosarcoma of the buccal mucosa, which was confirmed by immunohistochemical staining.

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