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benign tumor of smooth muscle (usually in the uterus or digestive tract)

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Hence, a diagnosis of right nasal angioleiomyoma was made.
According to the 2002 World Health Organization (WHO) classification of tumors, angioleiomyoma is defined as "a frequently painful, benign subcutaneous or deep dermal tumor composed of mature smooth muscle bundles which surround and intersect between vascular channels".
Angioleiomyoma is a relatively rare tumour of smooth muscle origin.
Histopathological examination revealed a well-circumscribed lesion composed of dilated thin-walled blood vessels with multiple small vascular channels surrounded by prominent thickened and whorled proliferation of smooth muscle, consistent with an angioleiomyoma of the solid subtype (Fig.
Pain and tenderness are evoked by most angioleiomyomas.
In this article, we describe an unusual presentation of a cavernous-type auricular angioleiomyoma.
The smooth muscle did not form well-defined vascular walls; this characteristic identified the lesion as an angioleiomyoma of the cavernous type.
Case Case ReportUterine Angioleiomyoma with Atypia, Raised CA-125 Levels, and Pseudo-Meigs Syndrome: An Alarming Presentation.
Karyotype evolution in a case of uterine angioleiomyoma.
Angioleiomyoma is a difficult lesion to be detected by preoperative investigations because these lesions usually present as intramural or subserosal nodules.
Angioleiomyoma of the nasal cavity--Report of a case and review of the literature.
12) Based on morphology, the differential diagnoses for myopericytoma include glomus tumors, angiomyolipoma, myofibroma/myofibromatosis, and angioleiomyoma.
Cases where significant diagnostic differences were noticed included a suspicious Kaposi sarcoma (case 16), finally reevaluated as a dermatofibroma; an invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the head diagnosed as eccrine poroma (case 21) on final microscopy; and a suspicious low-grade soft tissue sarcoma diagnosed as angioleiomyoma (case 22), which was confirmed with the help of immunohistochemical staining.
Recently, CD1a and cathepsin K were found to be positive in both spindle-shaped and epithelioid LAM cells, and they may provide useful new markers for the diagnosis of pulmonary LAM and renal angioleiomyoma.