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[Smooth muscle tumor of the lower lip. A report of a case of rapid growing and increased mitotic activity].

Authors
  • Reyes Santías, R M
  • Suárez Peñaranda, J M
  • Martín Martín, C
  • Abdulkader, I
  • Forteza Vila, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta Otorrinolaringológica Española
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1998
Volume
49
Issue
6
Pages
495–497
Identifiers
PMID: 9830229
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Smooth-muscle tumors are not often found in the oral cavity. The tumors found usually are benign tumors of the angioleiomyoma type. We report a new case of oral smooth-muscle tumor, in the lower lip of a 74-year-old woman. Immunohistochemistry and electron microscopic study confirmed the nature of the lesion. Although some mitoses were visible, the outcome has been favorable.

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