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Gallbladder leiomyoma

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Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: gall bladder leiomyoma; Gallbladder Leiomyoma; gallbladder leiomyoma; leiomyoma of gall bladder; Leiomyoma of Gallbladder; leiomyoma of gallbladder; Leiomyoma of the Gallbladder; leiomyoma of the gallbladder
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0003297


A benign smooth muscle neoplasm arising from the gallbladder. 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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Segura-Sampedro JJ, Alamo-Martínez JM, Cañete-Gómez J, Suárez-Artacho G, González-Cantón JR, Gómez-Bravo MÁ, Padillo-Ruiz FJ
Rev Esp Enferm Dig 2012 Jul;104(7):382-4. doi: 10.4321/s1130-01082012000700009. PMID: 22849501
Wachter DL, Büttner MJ, Grimm K, Hartmann A, Agaimy A
J Clin Pathol 2010 Feb;63(2):177-9. doi: 10.1136/jcp.2009.070649. PMID: 20154041

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