leiomyoma

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leiomyoma

[‚lī·ō·mī′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor composed of smooth muscle cells.
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Angioleiomyoma. A clinicopathologic reappraisal of 562 cases.
Kumaraswamy, "Angioleiomyoma of cheek: report of two cases," Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, vol.
Patients with angioleiomyoma most commonly present with pain and temperature sensitivity.
Histopathological examination revealed a well-circumscribed lesion composed of dilated thin-walled blood vessels with multiple small vascular channels surrounded by prominent thickened and whorled proliferation of smooth muscle, consistent with an angioleiomyoma of the solid subtype (Fig.
SOLITARY ANGIOLEIOMYOMAS: They are usually subcutaneous and the site most commonly affected is lower extremities.
In this article, we describe an unusual presentation of a cavernous-type auricular angioleiomyoma. In addition to the uncommon location of the tumor, this case was atypical in that the lesion was distinctly purple and it was painful.
Case Case ReportUterine Angioleiomyoma with Atypia, Raised CA-125 Levels, and Pseudo-Meigs Syndrome: An Alarming Presentation.
Angioleiomyoma of the nasal cavity--Report of a case and review of the literature.
Angioleiomyoma is a difficult lesion to be detected by preoperative investigations because these lesions usually present as intramural or subserosal nodules.
(12) Based on morphology, the differential diagnoses for myopericytoma include glomus tumors, angiomyolipoma, myofibroma/myofibromatosis, and angioleiomyoma.
Cases where significant diagnostic differences were noticed included a suspicious Kaposi sarcoma (case 16), finally reevaluated as a dermatofibroma; an invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the head diagnosed as eccrine poroma (case 21) on final microscopy; and a suspicious low-grade soft tissue sarcoma diagnosed as angioleiomyoma (case 22), which was confirmed with the help of immunohistochemical staining.