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Esophagus
Other malignancies
Leiomyosarcoma

Reviewer: Feriyl Bhaijee, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Editor: Israh Akhtar, M.D.
Revised: 6 October 2013, last major update October 2013
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.
PubMed Search: Leiomyosarcoma esophagus

General
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Epidemiology
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Sites
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Clinical features
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Diagnosis
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Radiology
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Prognostic factors
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Clinical images
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Dilated thoracic esophagus

Lower esophageal wall thickening

Round, smooth mass in upper esophagus

Intraluminal polypoid lesion


Large, homogeneously enhancing soft tissue mass

Intense segmental fluorodeoxyglucose uptake

Intraluminal polypoid mass

Gross description
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Gross images
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Resected specimen

Nodular tumor

Sarcoma

Micro description
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Micro images
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Leiomyosarcoma


Moderately pleomorphic, mitotically active nuclei

Pleomorphic spindle cells

Arising in remnant esophagus

Cytology description
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Cytology images
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Case from Papanicolaou Society

Positive stains
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Negative stains
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Electron microscopy description
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Molecular / cytogenetics description
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Differential diagnosis
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End of Esophagus > Other malignancies > Leiomyosarcoma


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