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Leiomyoma: Superficial and Deep
Catherine C. Roberts, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Pathology

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Definitions

            • Benign neoplasm originating from smooth muscle

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Imaging Recommendations

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                          • Microscopic Features

                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Arleo EK et al: Review of leiomyoma variants. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 205(4):912-21, 2015
                                  2. Fasih N et al: Leiomyomas beyond the uterus: unusual locations, rare manifestations. Radiographics. 28(7):1931-48, 2008
                                  3. Weiss SW et al: Benign tumors of smooth muscle. In Weiss SW et al: Enzinger and Weiss' Soft Tissue Tumors. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier. 522-8, 2008
                                  4. Kransdorf MJ et al: Muscle tumors. In Kransdorf MJ et al: Imaging of Soft Tissue Tumors. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 298-303, 2006
                                  5. Hashimoto H et al: Leiomyoma of deep soft tissue. In Fletcher CDM et al: World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone. Lyon: IARC Press. 130, 2002
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Pathology

                                        • Clinical Issues

                                          TERMINOLOGY

                                          • Definitions

                                            • Benign neoplasm originating from smooth muscle

                                          IMAGING

                                          • General Features

                                            • Imaging Recommendations

                                              • Radiographic Findings

                                                • CT Findings

                                                  • MR Findings

                                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                      PATHOLOGY

                                                      • General Features

                                                        • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                          • Microscopic Features

                                                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                            • Demographics

                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                • Treatment

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Arleo EK et al: Review of leiomyoma variants. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 205(4):912-21, 2015
                                                                  2. Fasih N et al: Leiomyomas beyond the uterus: unusual locations, rare manifestations. Radiographics. 28(7):1931-48, 2008
                                                                  3. Weiss SW et al: Benign tumors of smooth muscle. In Weiss SW et al: Enzinger and Weiss' Soft Tissue Tumors. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier. 522-8, 2008
                                                                  4. Kransdorf MJ et al: Muscle tumors. In Kransdorf MJ et al: Imaging of Soft Tissue Tumors. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 298-303, 2006
                                                                  5. Hashimoto H et al: Leiomyoma of deep soft tissue. In Fletcher CDM et al: World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone. Lyon: IARC Press. 130, 2002