Other tumors


Last author update: 1 July 2012
Last staff update: 2 September 2020

Copyright: 2003-2024,, Inc.

PubMed Search: gastric leiomyoma

Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
Page views in 2023: 3,076
Page views in 2024 to date: 1,590
Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Leiomyoma. website. Accessed June 16th, 2024.
Definition / general
  • Benign smooth muscle tumor, rare in stomach (50× less than GIST)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Smooth muscle tumor with minimal atypia; no / rare mitoses
Positive stains
Negative stains
Electron microscopy description
  • Pinocytotic vesicles, subplasmalemmal dense patches, cytoplasmic microfilaments with focal densities
Back to top
Image 01 Image 02