Home   Chapter Home   Jobs   Conferences   Fellowships   Books



Advertisement

Stomach

Stromal / other tumors

Leiomyoma


Reviewers: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 13 October 2012, last major update July 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
=========================================================================

● Benign smooth muscle tumor, rare in stomach (50x less than GIST)

Micro description
=========================================================================

● Smooth muscle tumor with minimal atypia; no/rare mitoses

Positive stains
=========================================================================

● Smooth muscle actin, desmin

Negative stains
=========================================================================

● CD34, kit, DOG1

Electron microscopy description
=========================================================================

● Pinocytotic vesicles, subplasmalemmal dense patches, cytoplasmic microfilaments with focal densities

End of Stomach > Stromal / other tumors > Leiomyoma


This information is intended for physicians and related personnel, who understand that medical information is often imperfect, and must be interpreted in the context of a patient's clinical data using reasonable medical judgment. This website should not be used as a substitute for the advice of a licensed physician.

All information on this website is protected by copyright of PathologyOutlines.com, Inc. Information from third parties may also be protected by copyright. Please contact us at copyrightPathOut@gmail.com with any questions (click here for other contact information).