(li″o-mi-o´mә) a benign tumor derived from smooth muscle. bizarre leiomyoma epithelioid leiomyoma. leiomyoma cutis one arising from cutaneous or subcutaneous smooth muscle fibers, found singly or multiply, usually as lesions arising from ...
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(from the article `muscle tumour`) abnormal tissue growth located in or originating from muscle tissue. Tumours may either arise in muscle tissue or spread to it. Three major types of ...
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A leiomyoma (plural is `leiomyomata`) is a benign smooth muscle neoplasm that is very rarely(0.1%) premalignant. They can occur in any organ, but the most common forms occur in the uterus, small bowel and the esophagus. == Etymology== ==Uterine leiomyomata== Uterine fibroids are leiomyomata of the ...
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A benign tumor that is primarily composed of fibrous tissue. Synonym(s): Fibroid Narrower term(s): Uterine Fibroid
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Benign tumor of smooth muscle cells.
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A leiomyoma is a benign tumor of smooth muscle, usually derived from the erector pili muscle. A variant, angioleiomyoma, arises from the muscle of blood vessels. A leiomyoma typically is a round nodule less than 1 cm in diameter. Lesions may be painful. Secondary to contraction of the muscle element...
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A benign smooth muscle tumor, usually in the uterus or gastrointestinal tract. Also called fibroid.
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