Leiomyoma of the urinary bladder in asymptomatic women

  title={Leiomyoma of the urinary bladder in asymptomatic women},
  author={Havva Erdem and Umran Yildirim and Ali İhsan Tekin and Ali Kayikçi and Ali Kemal Uzunlar and Cem Şahiner},
  booktitle={Urology annals},
Most bladder tumors are derived from the urothelium. Benign mesenchymal tumors are rare. Leiomyomas account for less than 0.43% of all bladder tumors. Genitourinary leiomyomata may arise in any anatomic structure containing smooth muscle. They have been reported to involve single or multiple organs. Since they may also mimic malignant lesions, they should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of any pelvic mass, with a possibility of being asymptomatic and discovered incidentally… CONTINUE READING

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