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Pancreas

Other tumors

Sarcoma


Reviewer: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 30 November 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2001-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Rare (0.1%), may resemble sarcomatoid carcinoma, anaplastic carcinoma, extension of retroperitoneal or gastroduodenal sarcoma
● Leiomyosarcoma: similar morphology as other sites; recommended to resect extensively even low grade lesions, and to rule out EBV associated smooth muscle tumors with EBER testing (Am J Surg Pathol 2010;34:1849)

Case reports
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● 76 year old man with leiomyosarcoma causing death within 1 year (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2001;125:152
● MFH with post-operative death (Hum Pathol 1989;20:1215)

Micro images
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Leiomyosarcoma - various images


Leiomyosarcoma: H&E, h-caldesmon

End of Pancreas > Other tumors > Sarcoma


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