TITLE

Pulmonary benign metastasizing leiomyoma: report of three cases

AUTHOR(S)
Hyun Woo Jeon; Soo Hwan Choi; Sook Whan Sung; Jae Kil Park
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
World Journal of Surgical Oncology;2013, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
91845905

 

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