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Leiomyosarcoma of the pulmonary artery. A light and electronmicroscopical study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  157623     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 25-year-old man with chest pain and shortness of breath was found to have a primary sarcoma of the pumonary artery. On light- and electronmicroscopy and immunofluorescence microscopy the lesion was found to be composed of cells of smooth muscle origin. It was diagnosed as leiomyosarcoma. The cross and microscopic features of the tumor are described and the morphologic characteristics of previously reported vascular sarcomas are briefly reviewed.
Authors:
K J Henrichs; H J Wenisch; W Hofmann; F Klein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Virchows Archiv. A, Pathological anatomy and histology     Volume:  383     ISSN:  0340-1227     ISO Abbreviation:  Virchows Arch A Pathol Anat Histol     Publication Date:  1979 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-10-24     Completed Date:  1979-10-24     Revised Date:  2008-02-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505137     Medline TA:  Virchows Arch A Pathol Anat Histol     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  207-16     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Autopsy
Humans
Leiomyosarcoma / pathology,  ultrastructure*
Male
Microscopy, Electron
Microscopy, Fluorescence
Pulmonary Artery*

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