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Fibroid Tumor

Known as: Leiomyomatous Tumor, tumor fibroid, Leiomyoma, NOS 
A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle tissue, also known as a fibroid tumor. They rarely occur outside of the UTERUS and the GASTROINTESTINAL… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
There is general inconsistency in the nomenclature used to describe abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), in addition to a plethora of… Expand
Review
2009
Review
2009
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of fibroids on fertility and of myomectomy in improving outcomes. DESIGN Systematic… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Uterine fibroids (leiomyomas) have historically been viewed as important chiefly as the major indication for hysterectomy. As new… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE Uterine leiomyoma, or fibroid tumors, are the leading indication for hysterectomy in the United States, but the… Expand
Review
2000
Review
2000
Abstract. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. They… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is the preferred term for mesenchymal tumors specific for the gastrointestinal tract (60… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC) form a complex cell network within the gastrointestinal tract wall where they function as a… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) represent a distinct and the most important subset of mesenchymal tumors of the GI tract… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
As a leading cause of hysterectomy in premenopausal women. uterine leiomyomas are a major public health problem. However, very… Expand
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
  • M. Mazur, H. Clark
  • The American journal of surgical pathology
  • 1983
  • Corpus ID: 20422193
Twenty-eight gastric wall tumors classified by light microscopy as leiomyomas or leiomyosarcomas were reevaluated for… Expand