Other tumors

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Minor changes: 26 April 2019

Revised: 31 January 2019

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PubMed Search: Sarcoma[TI] pancreas[TIAB]

Deepali Jain, M.D.
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Cite this page: Jain D. Sarcoma. website. Accessed May 28th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • 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)
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Microscopic (histologic) images

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Leiomyosarcoma - various images

Leiomyosarcoma: H&E, h-caldesmon

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