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Smooth and Striated Muscle

  • Piero PicciEmail author
  • Angelo Paolo Dei Tos
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Abstract

Definition: Malignant tumor showing smooth muscle differentiation. Type (a) retroperitoneal; (b) cutaneous; (c) vascular.

Keywords

Epidemiology Imaging Histopathology Course and staging Treatment Leiomyosarcoma Rhabdomyosarcoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Experimental OncologyIRCCS Istituto Ortopedico RizzoliBolognaItaly
  2. 2.I.S.G. Italian Sarcoma GroupBolognaItaly
  3. 3.Department of PathologyAzienda Ospedaliera di PadovaPaduaItaly
  4. 4.Department of MedicineUniversity of Padua School of MedicinePaduaItaly

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