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Disseminated leiomyomatosis peritonealis: report of a case in a postmenopausal woman.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8443717     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Disseminated leiomyomatosis peritonealis (DLP) is a rare condition that to date has been reported only in premenopausal women. The author reports a case of DPL occurring in a postmenopausal woman who had undergone total hysterectomy 30 years before and had received no hormonal therapy subsequently. The lesions were multiple and consisted of smooth-muscle cells that proliferated from medium-sized blood vessels. The author concludes that the patient's lesions likely represent a histologic variant of DLP.
G K Nguyen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0008-428X     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Surg     Publication Date:  1993 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-04-02     Completed Date:  1993-04-02     Revised Date:  2007-08-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372715     Medline TA:  Can J Surg     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  46-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton.
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MeSH Terms
Hemangioma / pathology*,  ultrastructure*
Leiomyoma / pathology*,  ultrastructure*
Microscopy, Electron
Middle Aged
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / pathology*,  ultrastructure*
Peritoneal Neoplasms / pathology*,  ultrastructure*

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