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Aggressive angiomyxoma presenting as polyp of uterine cavity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11087059     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Aggressive angiomyxoma is a distinctive, locally aggressive tumor associated with a high risk of local recurrences that lacks metastatic potential. This tumor occurs mostly in the soft tissues of the pelvis and the perineum of adult women. It may rarely occur at less common sites, such as the vagina, urinary bladder, and soft tissue of the perineum and the perianal region in men, particularly the scrotum. We report a case of aggressive angiomyxoma presenting as an endometrial uterine polyp. To the best of our knowledge, the primary location of aggressive angiomyxoma within the uterine cavity has never been described. Immunohistochemical and ultrastructural findings support the conclusion that the progenitor cell displays myofibroblastic and fibroblastic features, with a capacity for smooth muscle differentiation.
Authors:
A Skálová; M Zámecník; M Michal; V Opatrny
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pathology, research and practice     Volume:  196     ISSN:  0344-0338     ISO Abbreviation:  Pathol. Res. Pract.     Publication Date:  2000  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-12     Completed Date:  2001-03-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806109     Medline TA:  Pathol Res Pract     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  719-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Medical Faculty, Charles University, Plzen, Czech Republic. skalova@fnplzen.cz
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Immunohistochemistry
Microscopy, Electron
Myxoma / metabolism,  pathology*
Polyps / pathology*
Uterine Diseases / pathology*
Uterine Neoplasms / metabolism,  pathology*

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