leiomyosarcoma


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Noun1.leiomyosarcoma - sarcoma of smooth muscle; occurs most often digestive tract or uterus or bladder or prostate
sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer
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lei·o·my·o·sar·co·ma

n. leiomiosarcoma, tumor formado por leiomioma y sarcoma.

leiomyosarcoma

n leiomiosarcoma m
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Study 309 is a randomized, open-label, multicenter, active-controlled trial of Halaven in 452 patients with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic leiomyosarcoma or liposarcoma (LPS) following treatment with at least two systemic chemotherapies, one of which must have included an anthracycline, and disease progression within six months of the most recent chemotherapy regimen.
The review determined that 1 in 350 women undergoing hysterectomy or myomectomy for fibroids may have an occult uterine sarcoma, and that 1 in about 500 have an unsuspected leiomyosarcoma.
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Fifty-three percent of patients showed disease stabilisation, including three out of four patients with leiomyosarcoma.
The majority of patients had been diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma, liposarcoma and synovial sarcoma.
Histopathological examination revealed features of a leiomyosarcoma.
This tumor's differential diagnoses include adenomyoepithelioma, phyllodes tumor, adenoleiomyoma, fibroadenoma with prominent smooth muscle, fibromatosis, benign spindle cell tumor of the breast, fibrous histiocytoma, myoid hamartoma, myoepithelioma, fibromato-sis-like low-grade metaplastic carcinoma and leiomyosarcoma of the breast (9).
The mass was diagnosed histologically and immunohistochemically as a leiomyosarcoma.
Also, by definition, it lacks other cell lineages, that is, other sarcoma types such as leiomyosarcoma, adenosarcoma, and carcinosarcoma are excluded.