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Disease Leiomyoma, Epithelioid

Name Leiomyoma, Epithelioid
Synonyms Epithelioid Leiomyoma | Epithelioid Leiomyomas | Leiomyoblastoma | Leiomyoblastomas | Leiomyomas, Epithelioid
Definition A relatively rare smooth muscle tumor found most frequently in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract, especially in the stomach. It is similar to other smooth muscle tumors but may become very large and hemorrhage and exhibit small cystic areas. Simple excision is almost always curative. (From Dorland, 27th ed; DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1354)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D018230

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DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Muscle Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Leiomyoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Leiomyoma, Epithelioid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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