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2023 Jan 23

J Neurosurg Case Lessons



Epstein-Barr virus-associated primary intracranial leiomyosarcoma in an immunocompetent patient: illustrative case.


Tabor JK, Lei H, Morales-Valero SF, O'Brien J, Gopal PP, Erson-Omay ZE, Fulbright RK, Moliterno J
J Neurosurg Case Lessons. 2023 Jan 23; 5(4).
PMID: 36692065.


Primary intracranial leiomyosarcomas (PILMSs) are extremely rare tumors arising from smooth muscle connective tissue. PILMSs have been shown to be associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Thus far, EBV-associated PILMS has been exclusively described in immunocompromised patients.