leiomyosarcoma


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leiomyosarcoma

 [li″o-mi″o-sahr-ko´mah]
a sarcoma containing cells of smooth muscle.

lei·o·my·o·sar·co·ma

(lī'ō-mī'ō-sar-kō'mă),
A malignant neoplasm derived from smooth (nonstriated) muscle.
[leio- + myosarcoma]

leiomyosarcoma

/leio·myo·sar·co·ma/ (-sahr-ko´mah) a sarcoma containing spindle cells of smooth muscle.

leiomyosarcoma

[-särkō′mə]
Etymology: Gk, leios, smooth, mys, muscle, sarx, flesh, oma, tumor
a sarcoma that contains large spindle cells of unstriated muscle.

leiomyosarcoma

Surgery A malignant smooth muscle tumor which may occur anywhere in the body but is most common in the uterus and GI tract Management Complete surgical excision, if possible

lei·o·my·o·sar·co·ma

(lī'ō-mī'ō-sahr-kō'mă)
A malignant neoplasm derived from smooth (nonstriated) muscle.

leiomyosarcoma

A rare malignant tumour of smooth muscle sometimes affecting the womb or the stomach. The leiomyosarcoma of stomach accounts for less than 1% of stomach cancers. Unlike stomach carcinomas it grows slowly and spreads late and the outlook after surgery is usually good.

lei·o·my·o·sar·co·ma

(lī'ō-mī'ō-sahr-kō'mă)
A malignant neoplasm derived from smooth (nonstriated) muscle.

leiomyosarcoma

(lī´ōmī´ōsarkō´mə),
n a malignant neoplasm of muscle that contains spindle cells of unstriated muscle.

leiomyosarcoma

a sarcoma containing cells of smooth muscle.
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The impact of tumor morcellation during surgery on the prognosis of patients with apparently early uterine leiomyosarcoma.
Hence, a final diagnosis of a primary mesenteric leiomyosarcoma was rendered.
The prognostic significance of stage, tumor size, cellular atypia and DNA ploidy in uterine leiomyosarcoma.
h-CD is also a specific marker of both SMC and its neoplasms and that immunohistochemical detection of h-CD may facilitate the differential diagnosis between leiomyosarcomas and other tumors with SMC-like differentiation, including myofibroblastic tumors (8).
There are only 2 previous reports of a leiomyosarcoma affecting a limb in an avian species.
Studies addressing the potential role of targeted therapy in leiomyosarcoma have identified activation and overexpression of phosphorylated mammalian target of rapamycin complex 2 (mTORC2) as well as the companionate phospholipase D-phosphatidic acid (PLD-DA) pathway in leiomyosarcoma and STUMP.
Histological diagnosis of leiomyosarcoma is made when the neoplasm consists of spindle-shaped cells grouped in bundles and exhibiting a storiform and pallisading appearance.
A review of the Leiomyosarcoma products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
While it is possible to establish a diagnosis of leiomyosarcoma on histopathological examination, it is difficult to determine the origin of the tumour using only haematoxylin-eosin stain.
Kameda, "Primary Testicular leiomyosarcoma," International Journal of Urology, vol.
The tumour was diagnosed as a leiomyosarcoma by immunohistochemical staining demonstrating the following results: Ki-67(80%+), H-Caldesmon(+), CK(-), EMA(-), CD117(-), CD34(-), SMA(-), S-100(-), Desmin(-), DOG-1(-), ALK(-), CD31(-), NF(-), and myosin(-).
Boysen, a resident of Austin, was diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma, a rare cancer that attacks smooth muscle, on his scalp in 2006.