volume 39, issue 4, P468-472 1996
DOI: 10.1007/bf02054066
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Abstract: Perineal and perirectal sarcomas are generally of poor prognosis mainly because of delayed diagnosis. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging can be extremely useful to help assess these tumors. It is well known that the most important criterion for diagnosing leiomyosarcomas appears to be the presence of mitotic activity. Anorectal stromal tumors having five or more mitoses per 50 high powered fields are considered to be malignant. The mainstay of treatment is surgical excision with wide margins. C…

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