Leiomioma intestinal

Definición

Es un tumor no canceroso (benigno) compuesto en su mayor parte por células del músculo liso. Se llama leiomioma intestinal cuando el tumor está localizado en el tracto intestinal.

Nombres alternativos

Leiomioma en el intestino

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Referencias

Gourtsoviannis N, Papanikolaou N, Daskalogiannaki M. The duodenum and small intestine. In: Adam A, Dixon AK, eds. Grainger & Allison's Diagnostic Radiology. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier; 2008: chap 32.

Revision

Last reviewed 2/25/2012 by Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital. David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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