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Lung Leiomyosarcoma

Known as: Leiomyosarcoma of Lung, Leiomyosarcoma of the Lung, Pulmonary Leiomyosarcoma 
An aggressive malignant smooth muscle neoplasm, arising from the lung. It is characterized by a proliferation of neoplastic spindle cells.
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2011
2011
1. Jordan DR, Brownstein S, Faraji H. Clinicopathologic analysis of 15 explanted hydroxyapatite implants. Ophthal Plast Reconstr… Expand
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2010
2010
Leiomyosarcomas are cancers of smooth muscle cells that can arise from any location but occur most often in the uterus… Expand
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2003
2003
Abstract Primary leiomyosarcomas (LMSs) of the lung are extremely rare malignancies that have been the subject of single or small… Expand
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2003
Review
2003
1. Boehler A, Speich R, Russi EW, Weder W. Lung transplantation for lymphangioleiomyomatosis. N Engl J Med. 1996;335:1275-80. 2… Expand
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND Primary pulmonary leiomyosarcoma is a rare but important entity. We report a case diagnosed by fine needle aspiration… Expand
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2000
2000
Leiomyosarcomas are uncommon smooth muscle tumors most commonly encountered in the female genital organs, gastrointestinal tract… Expand
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1998
1998
Primary pulmonary leiomyosarcoma is a rare tumor. Few cases have been treated surgically because of its rapid invasion into the… Expand
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1997
1997
We studied 18 patients with primary malignant smooth muscle tumors of the lung (7 women and 11 men, 5-76 yr old, with a mean age… Expand
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1991
1991
The case of a 7-year-old girl with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome treated for 5 years with AZT and intravenous gamma globulin… Expand
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1986
1986
Primary leiomyosarcoma of the lung is a malignant tumour arising from smooth muscle. It is rare and only two cases were reported… Expand
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