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Leiomyosarcoma of soft tissue and pulmonary metastasis, both with osteoclast-like giant cells.
  1. T J Matthews,
  2. C Fisher
  1. Department of Histopathology, Royal Brompton Hospital, London.


    A case is described of leiomyosarcoma with osteoclast-like giant cells in soft tissues which metastasised to the lung. The secondary tumour also contained abundant osteoclast-like giant cells, which raises the question of whether they were locally induced or whether they metastasised with the tumour.

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