8890/1 Leiomyomatosis, NOS



Definitions

Corpus uteri
ICD-O-3 topography code: C54

/span>span class="section">> iffuse leiomyomatosis is an unusual growth pattern variant of leiomyoma characterized by innumerable small (typically <1cm in diameter) smooth muscle nodules scattered throughout the uterine corpus, resulting in symmetrical enlargement of the uterus 1
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Clement PB, Young RH (1987)
Diffuse leiomyomatosis of the uterus: a report of four cases.
Int J Gynecol Pathol 6: 322-30



. The tumour nodules consist of uniform, bland, spindle-shaped smooth muscle cells. They are less well circumscribed than leiomyomas. The condition is benign, but it may be complicated by haemorrhage2
 
Tavassoli FA, Devilee P (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs.
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IARC Press: Lyon 2003



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IARC Press: Lyon 2003



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