leiomyosarcoma


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leiomyosarcoma

[‚lī·ō‚mī·ō·sär′kō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant tumor composed of anaplastic smooth muscle cells.
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Leiomyosarcoma in a series of hysterectomies performed for presumed uterine leiomyomas.
Differential diagnosis included gastrointestinal smooth muscle tumor, leiomyosarcoma, fibrosarcoma, and malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor.
Uterine leiomyosarcoma management, outcome, and associated molecular biomarkers: a single institution's experience.
A 53--year--old woman with a leiomyosarcoma of the breast.
3,4) However, published cases of leiomyosarcoma in avian species are infrequent and describe budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus), (5,6) an Amazon parrot (Amazona aestiva), (7) a zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata).
Bodner-Adler et al (59) found that p16 is overexpressed in leiomyosarcoma compared to STUMP and leiomyoma, and Atkins et al (60) demonstrated that p16 overexpression in leiomyosarcoma is strong and diffuse (>66% of tumor cells with nuclear and cytoplasmic positivity) and it can aid in further classification of USMTs with ambiguous necrosis.
Dickman, "Latent Epstein-Barr virus infection demonstrated in low-grade leiomyosarcomas of adults with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, but not in adjacent Kaposi's lesion or smooth muscle tumors in immuno-competent patients," Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol.
There are relatively few reports on leiomyosarcoma with the primary occurrence in esophagus, colon and rectum [6].
The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Leiomyosarcoma and enlists all their major and minor projects
Gupta, "A rare case of giant leiomyosarcoma in a filarial scrotum: a case report," World Journal of Surgical Oncology, vol.
1) The median age of patients with bladder leiomyosarcoma is 52 years and ranges widely from 16 to 83 years.