Pulmonary benign metastasizing leiomyoma: report of three cases

Hyun Woo Jeon; Soo Hwan Choi; Sook Whan Sung; Jae Kil Park
November 2013
World Journal of Surgical Oncology;2013, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Benign metastasizing leiomyoma is very rare and usually occurs in women who undergo hysterectomy and myomectomy for uterine leiomyoma. This is a benign spindle-shaped smooth muscle cell tumor pathologically but metastasizes to the extrauterine organs. Lungs are the most common site of metastasis. We observed three cases of pulmonary benign metastasizing leiomyoma.


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