leiomyoma


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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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Uterine leiomyoma (UL) or fibroids are the most prevalent benign pelvic neoplasms arising from the myometrial smooth muscle layer of the uterus with a prevalence rate of 20-40% in women of reproductive age (1).
Uterine leiomyoma (UL, also called uterine fibroid) is a common, non-malignant, smooth muscle tumor, affecting 30 to 70% of females during their reproductive periods (1), having a tremendous medical and economic impact worldwide (2), costing approximately US$ 5.9-34.4 billion annually (3).
Further, immunohistochemical (IHC) staining showed strong reactivity for vimentin, smooth muscle actin (SMA), and desmin and a negative reaction against S.100 that favored a diagnosis of leiomyoma. IHC using antibodies directed against SMA and S.100 protein showed diffuse immunoreactivity for SMA and negative for S.100 [Figures 3 and 4].
Leiomyoma of the external auditory canal--a case report and brief review of the literature.
A very rare form of leiomyoma: mandibular angioleiomyoma.
The diagnosis was a spindle cell mesenchymal neoplasm consistent with a leiomyoma. Although it was totally excised, clinical and radiological follow-up were advised due to the hypercellularity, mitosis and MIB-1 proliferation index.
All of these findings confirmed the diagnosis of leiomyoma.
The treatment of urethral leiomyoma is always surgical, and the modality used depends on the level of urethral tumor.
The final histopathological diagnosis was leiomyoma.
The most common pathological finding was leiomyoma followed by adenomyosis.
A leiomyoma is a benign neoplasia of smooth muscle and histopathologically it is classified as mesenchymal tumor.