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Epithelioid leiomyosarcoma of the small intestine with oncocytic change.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3675157     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a 53-year-old woman who was found to have a large, ulcerated duodenal mass that on histologic examination was determined to be an epithelioid leiomyosarcoma and on ultrastructural studies contained a prominent component of cells with oncocytic change. To our knowledge, the findings in this case are unique, and on review of the literature, no similar cases of oncocytic change in smooth-muscle neoplasms of the gastrointestinal tract were found.
K Nance; R L Reddick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine     Volume:  111     ISSN:  0003-9985     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med.     Publication Date:  1987 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-12-17     Completed Date:  1987-12-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607091     Medline TA:  Arch Pathol Lab Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1181-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Pathology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill 27514.
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MeSH Terms
Adenoma / pathology,  ultrastructure
Cell Differentiation
Duodenal Neoplasms / pathology*,  ultrastructure
Leiomyosarcoma / pathology*,  ultrastructure
Middle Aged

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