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Colon leiomyoma

MedGen UID:
232379
Concept ID:
C1333092
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Colon Leiomyoma; colon leiomyoma; Colonic Leiomyoma; colonic leiomyoma; Leiomyoma of Colon; leiomyoma of colon; Leiomyoma of the Colon; leiomyoma of the colon
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0001092

Definition

A well-circumscribed benign smooth muscle neoplasm arising from the colon. 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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PubMed

Martín-Lorenzo JG, Torralba-Martinez A, Lirón-Ruiz R, Flores-Pastor B, Miguel-Perelló J, Aguilar-Jimenez J, Aguayo-Albasini JL
Int J Colorectal Dis 2004 Jan;19(1):68-72. Epub 2003 Jun 28 doi: 10.1007/s00384-003-0514-z. PMID: 12838363
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Virchows Arch 2001 Jan;438(1):1-12. doi: 10.1007/s004280000338. PMID: 11213830
Stearns MW Jr
Surg Clin North Am 1978 Jun;58(3):605-18. doi: 10.1016/s0039-6109(16)41542-2. PMID: 354056

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Sagnotta A, Sparagna A, Uccini S, Mercantini P
Int Surg 2015 May;100(5):805-8. doi: 10.9738/INTSURG-D-14-00054.1. PMID: 26011198Free PMC Article

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