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lei·o·my·o·ma

 (lī′ō-mī-ō′mə)
n. pl. lei·o·my·o·mas or lei·o·my·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle, occurring most often in the uterus.

[Greek leios, smooth; see (s)lei- in Indo-European roots + myoma.]

lei′o·my·o′ma·tous (-ō′mə-təs, -ŏm′ə-) adj.
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lei•o•my•o•ma

(ˌlaɪ oʊ maɪˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign tumor composed of nonstriated muscular tissue. Compare rhabdomyoma.
[1885–90; < Greek leîo(s) smooth + myoma]
lei•o•my•om•a•tous (ˌlaɪ oʊ maɪˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə təs) adj.
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leiomyoma

A noncancerous tumor of smooth muscle. Fibroids are common leiomyomas that occur in the uterus.
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Noun1.leiomyoma - benign tumor of smooth muscle (usually in the uterus or digestive tract)
myoma - a benign tumor composed of muscle tissue
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lei·o·my·o·ma

n. leiomioma, tumor benigno compuesto esencialmente de tejido muscular liso.
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leiomyoma

n leiomioma m; uterine — leiomioma uterino
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According to Barnes, leiomyomas are classified into four subtypes: leiomyoma (simple, conventional or common), angiomyoma (angioleiomyoma, vascular leiomyoma), epithelioid leiomyoma (bizarre leiomyoma, leiomyoblastoma) and mesectodermal leiomyoma.
Angioleiomyoma, a rare intracranial tumor: 3 case report and a literature review.
Differential diagnoses included primary clear cell carcinoma of the parotid gland, metastatic disease of the thyroid gland and the kidney including subtypes (clear cell carcinoma, papillary carcinoma, and chromophobe carcinoma), renal cell adenoma, lymphoma, sarcoma, oncocytoma, and mesenchymal tumours like schwannoma and angioleiomyoma. The histopathological diagnosis of RCC was based on the morphology and additional immunohistological analyzes.
Microscopically, LLH should be differentiated from a solid oral leiomyoma and an angiomyoma (angioleiomyoma; vascular leiomyoma); the solid leiomyoma is a true neoplasm of smooth-muscle origin, which is rare in the oral cavity [1].
Angioleiomyoma. Angioleiomyoma is the most common peripheral soft tissue leiomyoma, typically occurring in the subcutis of extremities, particularly the lower leg, but also in the trunk wall and less commonly in the head and neck region.
The lesion must be distinguished histologically from other tumors and "pseudotumors" such as lipoma, angiolipoma, angioleiomyoma, angiomyoma, liposarcoma, alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency-associated panniculitis, membranocystic, and pancreatic fat necrosis (6, 8, 21).
Enjoji, "Angioleiomyoma: a clinicopathological reappraisal of 562 cases," Cancer, vol.
Hence, a diagnosis of right nasal angioleiomyoma was made.
FNAC of angioleiomyoma showed poor cell yield with predominating dissociated spindle cells lying singly against bloody background in one case and slightly collagenous in another.
Angioleiomyoma, a relatively rare tumor of smooth muscle origin, has been reported in many anatomical sites.