Fine needle aspiration diagnosis of a benign metastasizing leiomyoma of the abdominal wall

July 2008
Journal of Cytology;Jul-Sep2008, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p105
Academic Journal
We describe here the case of a 42 year-old female with a benign, metastasizing leiomyoma (BML) of the abdominal wall diagnosed by fine needle aspiration. The patient had undergone myomectomy for uterine leiomyomas eight years ago. BMLs are composed of well-differentiated smooth muscle and are uncommon tumors that are more often seen in the lungs; soft tissues and skeletal muscle are rarely involved.


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