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Pericardium leiomyoma

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Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Leiomyoma of Pericardium; leiomyoma of pericardium; Leiomyoma of the Pericardium; leiomyoma of the pericardium; Pericardial Leiomyoma; pericardial leiomyoma; pericardium leiomyoma
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0003294


A benign smooth muscle neoplasm arising from the pericardium. 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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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVPericardium leiomyoma

Recent clinical studies


Liu S, Zhou W, Fu W
Curr Med Imaging 2022;18(9):996-999. doi: 10.2174/1573405618666220325094428. PMID: 35339186


Pelosi MA 2nd, Pelosi MA 3rd
Am J Surg 2002 Nov;184(5):428-32. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9610(02)01017-6. PMID: 12433607

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