Dr Janusz Jaworowski is the author of several dozen research papers and articles published in renowned scientific journals.
In head and neck region leiomyosarcoma is a very rare finding. This tumor is usually located in abdominal cavity. We report a case of 78-year-old man with tumor of the auricle that was resected with 0.7 cm margin. Histological and immunohistochemical analysis revealed the leiomyosarcoma. Adjuvant therapy was not advised. During 3 years of follow-up there are no signs of recurrence. Review of the literature shows that the survival of patients with leiomyosarcoma in head and neck region seems to be similar to other kinds
OBJECTIVES: Reconstruction of the head and neck continues to pose a significant challenge for reconstructive surgeons. In many cases microsurgical free flaps provide superior functional and aesthetic results with limited donor-site morbidity and are considered as a method of choice. The purpose of this article was to present the experience of our institution with free flaps used for reconstruction of various cutaneous and mucosal defects in the head and neck region. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a retrospective study of