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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.
National Institutes of Health

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2010
2010
Abstract Leiomyosarcomas are cancers of smooth muscle cells that can arise from any location but occur most often in the uterus… Expand
2000
2000
Leiomyosarcomas are uncommon smooth muscle tumors most commonly encountered in the female genital organs, gastrointestinal tract… Expand
1998
1998
Primary pulmonary leiomyosarcoma is a rare tumor. Few cases have been treated surgically because of its rapid invasion into the… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
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
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
Review
1984
Review
1984
A case of leiomyoma of the lung was described by our department 17 years ago. We now report three new cases of smooth muscle… Expand
Review
1976
Review
1976
Primary leiomyosarcomas of the lung and trachea are rare tumors. Only five cases have been reported in children (two of a lung… Expand
Review
1974
Review
1974
Ramanathan, T. (1974).Thorax, 482-489. Primary leiomyosarcoma of the lung. Three new cases of primary leiomyosarcoma of the lung… Expand
Review
1958
Review
1958
THE purpose of this paper is to review the literature of smooth-muscle tumors of the lung and to report 2 new cases of primary… Expand
1957
1957
J. R., a 19-year-old white male farmer, was first seen on June 7, 1954, for complaints including weakness, anorexia, and loss of… Expand
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