Colon tumor
Mesenchymal tumors
Leiomyosarcoma

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PubMed search: colonic leiomyosarcoma

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Definition / General
Gross Description
  • Intraluminal, bulging and polypoid mass
Gross Images

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Leiomyosarcoma vs. GIST

Micro Description
Micro Images

Well differentiated tumor

Left: moderately differentiated; right: poorly differentiated

Spindle and
epithelioid tumors
with osteoclast-like
giant cells

Virtual Slides
Positive Stains
Negative Stains
Molecular / Cytogenetics Description
  • No c-kit mutations
Differential Diagnosis
Additional References