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Vascular problems of the pelvis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10797343     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Vascular tumors of the pelvis are a rare, diverse group of neoplasms. These benign or malignant tumors can arise from the endothelium, smooth muscle cells, or pericytes of the arterial venous or lymphatic walls. They are rarely diagnosed by physical examination but more commonly seen with imaging studies such as computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, or angiography. Benign and malignant tumors can be differentiated pathologically by the two major anatomic characteristics of vascular channel formation and the regularity of endothelial cell proliferation. This review will focus on the clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, outcomes, and surgical approaches to benign and malignant vascular tumors of the pelvis.
T M Bergamini; M J Edwards
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of surgical oncology     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0022-4790     ISO Abbreviation:  J Surg Oncol     Publication Date:  2000 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-05-23     Completed Date:  2000-05-23     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0222643     Medline TA:  J Surg Oncol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  263-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery and James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cell Division
Endothelium, Vascular / pathology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Muscle, Smooth, Vascular / pathology
Pelvic Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery*
Pericytes / pathology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery*

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