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Leiomyoma of ciliary body

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Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Ciliary Body Leiomyoma; ciliary body leiomyoma; Leiomyoma of Ciliary Body; leiomyoma of ciliary body; Leiomyoma of the Ciliary Body; leiomyoma of the ciliary body
SNOMED CT: Leiomyoma of ciliary body (255020006)
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0021273


A well-circumscribed benign smooth muscle neoplasm arising from the ciliary body of the eye. It is characterized by the presence of spindle cells with cigar-shaped nuclei, interlacing fascicles, and a whorled pattern. [from NCI]

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  • CROGVLeiomyoma of ciliary body

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Noor Sunba MS, Rahi AH, Garner A, Alexander RA, Morgan G
Br J Ophthalmol 1980 Nov;64(11):867-74. doi: 10.1136/bjo.64.11.867. PMID: 7426559Free PMC Article
Harry J
Trans Ophthalmol Soc U K (1962) 1973;93(0):93-102. PMID: 4526432

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Alenda C, Aranda FI, Payá A, Córdoba C
Int J Surg Pathol 2002 Oct;10(4):309-12. doi: 10.1177/106689690201000413. PMID: 12490985

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