October 1976

Primary Leiomyosarcoma of the Lung in Childhood

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.

Am J Dis Child. 1976;130(10):1132-1133. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1976.02120110094014

• Primary leiomyosarcomas of the lung and trachea are rare tumors. Only five cases have been reported in children (two of a lung, one of a mainstem bronchus, one of the carina, and one of the trachea). We report a new case in a 14-month-old boy and review the previous cases.

(Am J Dis Child 130:1132-1133, 1976)