Leiomyoma is a benign tumour of smooth muscle origin, most commonly found in the uterus and gastrointestinal tract, skin and subcutaneous tissue.
1Superficial leiomyomas are usually confined to the subcutaneous tissue and skin, only rarely occurring in the deep soft tissues.
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2They arise from structures that contain smooth muscle, such as the arrectores pilorum, the tunica dartos and the media of large and small blood vessels. They grow slowly and may persist for a long time.
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Angioleiomyoma of the nasal tip.
J Laryngol Otol. 1993; 107: 448-450
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- Angioleiomyoma of the nasal tip.J Laryngol Otol. 1993; 107: 448-450
- Angioleiomyoma. A clinicopathologic reappraisal of 562 cases.Cancer. 1984; 54: 126-130
Published online: January 31, 2007
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