Benign Metastasizing Leiomyoma



Benign Metastasizing Leiomyoma


Elizabeth A. Montgomery, MD









Hematoxylin & eosin show a well-marginated lung nodule detected in a woman with a remote history of a uterine leiomyoma. A vascular wall image can be seen.






Hematoxylin & eosin shows the margin between this bland smooth muscle lesion and the surrounding lung. A compressed vessel wall surrounds the lesion image.


TERMINOLOGY


Abbreviations



  • Benign metastasizing leiomyoma (BML)


Definitions



  • Rare lesion usually typified by multiple benignappearing smooth muscle neoplasms of lung in women with coexisting or past uterine leiomyoma



    • Subset associated with intravenous leiomyomatosis

Jul 9, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Benign Metastasizing Leiomyoma
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