Smooth muscle tumors of the vagina.

  title={Smooth muscle tumors of the vagina.},
  author={Fattaneh A. Tavassoli and H J Norris},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={53 6},
The clinical and pathologic features of 60 smooth muscle tumors of the vagina were studied to determine the pathologic characteristics which best relate to clinical behavior and to define criteria for the diagnosis of leiomyosarcoma. Cellular atypism, mitotic activity, and tumor size and contour were examined, and their relationship to recurrence was evaluated. Only 5 neoplasms recurred, and these were all greater than or equal to 3 cm, with greater than or equal to 5 mitotic figures per 10… CONTINUE READING


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