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Colon tumor

Mesenchymal tumors


Reviewers: Charanjeet Singh, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 May 2012, last major update May 2012
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Case reports

● 8 year old girl with severe combined immunodeficiency (Pediatr Dev Pathol 2003;6:449)
● 35 year old man with leiomyomatosis involving colon and mesentery (Am J Gastroenterol 1986;81:385)
● Involving small intestine and colon (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1992;116:281)
● Along 35 cm of colon (Cancer 1977;39:263)

Gross description

● Multifocal tumor masses in muscular layer

Micro description

● Proliferating smooth muscle cells surrounded by prominent blood vessels
● No atypia; no / rare mitotic figures

End of Colon tumor > Mesenchymal tumors > Leiomyomatosis

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