Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  1997 Dec;17(6):806-811.

A Case of Multiple Leiomyoblastoma of the Stomach

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Fatima Hospital, Taegu, Korea.

Abstract

Gastric leiomyoblastoma is an uncommon intramural tumor, Its been regarded as a tumor of smooth muscle origin by its histological and electronmicroscopic characteristics. However, recent immunohistochemical staining techniques have shown that tumors diagnosed as leiomyoblastoma may have different tumor origins. We report a case of multiple leiomyoblastoma of the stomach thought to be of unknown derivation by Immunohistochemical study.

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Multiple leiomyoblastoma; Immunohistochemical staining
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