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Epithelioid Leiomyoma Summary

Description: A relatively rare smooth muscle tumor found most frequently in the wall of the gastrointestinal tract, especially in the stomach. It is similar to other smooth muscle tumors but may become very large and hemorrhage and exhibit small cystic areas. Simple excision is almost always curative. (From Dorland, 27th ed; DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1354)

Also Known As: Leiomyoma, Epithelioid; Epithelioid Leiomyomas; Leiomyoblastomas; Leiomyomas, Epithelioid; Leiomyoblastoma

Networked: 32 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Epithelioid Leiomyoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  2. malignant Schwannoma : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  3. Desmin : 5 results : IBA
  4. Vimentin : 4 results : IBA
  5. Paraffin : 4 results : IBA
  6. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 4 results : IBA
  7. Antibodies : 3 results : IBA
  8. Protein-Tyrosine Kinases (Tyrosine Kinase) : 2 results : IBA
  9. Keratins (Keratin) : 2 results : IBA
  10. Formaldehyde (Formol) : 2 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Epithelioid Leiomyoma

  1. Leiomyoma (Uterine Fibroids)
  2. Leiomyosarcoma
  3. Benign Fibrous Histiocytoma (Dermatofibroma)
  4. Sarcoma (Soft Tissue Sarcoma)
  5. Rhabdomyosarcoma
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Key Therapies for Epithelioid Leiomyoma

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  1. Laparotomy : 3 results
  2. Gastrectomy : 2 results
  3. Cystectomy : 1 result
  4. Pneumonectomy (Lung Volume Reduction) : 1 result
  5. Hepatectomy : 1 result

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