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

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.
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(2016) reported a case of cutaneous leiomyosarcoma at the base of the right wing of a five-year-old Australian Parakeet (Melopsittacus undulatus).
An unusual clinical presentation of a rare tumor of the thyroid gland: Report on one case of leiomyosarcoma and review of literature.
The differential diagnosis of cutaneous leiomyosarcoma includes cutaneous FH, pseudomyogenic hemangioendothelioma, and spindle cell squamous cell carcinoma.
Laryngeal leiomyosarcoma: A case report and review of the literature.
In the 18 participants evaluable for radiologic response, there was one PR (seen in a patient with uterine leiomyosarcoma), five PD (two with uterine leiomyosarcoma, two with leiomyosarcoma in the peritoneum, and one in the retroperitoneum), and 12 SD (five of these patients had uterine leiomyosarcoma, two had renal leiomyosarcoma, and five with others) as best response (Figure 1), with two participants completing five cycles or more.
Lee et al., "Prognostic significance of preoperative (1)(8)F-FDG PET/CT in uterine leiomyosarcoma," Journal of Gynecologic Oncology, vol.
Ting, "Primary leiomyosarcoma of saphenous vein presenting as deep venous thrombosis," Vascular, vol.
A few papers have been reported so far in sarcomas with tumor thrombus: osteosarcomas [4], [5], chondrosarcomas [6], clear cell sarcomas [7-9], leiomyosarcomas [10-12], rhabdomyosarcomas [13], and liposarcomas [14].
Fulton et al., "Clinical outcomes and prognostic markers in uterine leiomyosarcoma: a population-based cohort," International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, vol.
Histological examination of the endometrial biopsy established the diagnosis of leiomyosarcoma and atypical endometrial epithelial lesion.
Microscopic evaluation of the tumor revealed high-grade leiomyosarcoma. Immunohistochemistry stains revealed CD117 negativity and smooth muscle actin (SMA) positivity confirming leiomyosarcoma.