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An infantile leiomyosarcoma that metastasized from the small intestine to the adrenal gland.
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PMID:  20704475     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In the literature, there is no reported pediatric leiomyosarcoma case that has metastasized from the small intestine to the adrenal gland. A 10-year-old boy who had anemia and weight loss over 2 years presented with abdominal pain that began 1 week previously. Radiologic examination revealed bilateral adrenal tumors. At the time of surgery, the terminal ileum was resected and a tru-cut biopsy was done from the right adrenal mass. The pathology report was leiomyosarcoma for both of the resection and tru-cut specimens. We present an intestinal leiomyosarcoma that metastasized from the small intestine to both adrenal glands with clinical, morphologic, and immunohistochemical studies with a literature review.
Authors:
Davut Sahin; Handan Cetiner; Semih Mirapoglu; Ozgur Mete
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fetal and pediatric pathology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1551-3823     ISO Abbreviation:  Fetal Pediatr Pathol     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101230972     Medline TA:  Fetal Pediatr Pathol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  299-304     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Zeynep Kamil Maternal and Child Disease Educational and Research Hospital, Department of Pathology, Istanbul, Turkey. davutpato@gmail.com
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