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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However, this staining did not permit differentiation between leiomyosarcoma and rhabdomyosarcoma, necessitating immunohistochemical evaluation, which revealed neoplastic cells with intense and diffuse cytoplasmic immunoreactivity for vimentin and alpha smooth muscle actin.
Leiomyosarcoma of the head and neck: Report of two cases and review of the literature.
Histologically, cutaneous leiomyosarcoma has an infiltrative growth pattern, and consists of atypical spindle tumor cells arranged in a fascicular growth pattern.
Laryngeal leiomyosarcoma is rarely encountered, and its symptoms can be confused with those of other laryngeal tumors.
del Carmen, "Uterine leiomyosarcoma: a review article," International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, vol.
Sakamoto et al., "Primary adrenal leiomyosarcoma with inferior vena cava thrombosis," International Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol.
Kaya, "Myxoid leiomyosarcoma of the cervix: A case report," Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol.
Here, we reported the first case with synchronous occurrence of leiomyosarcoma and adenocarcinoma in situ in the cervix.
Leiomyosarcoma (LMS) is the most common variant of these tumors and represents only 0.12% of all colon malignancies [2].