Gastroenterology Research, ISSN 1918-2805 print, 1918-2813 online, Open Access
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Volume 9, Number 6, December 2016, pages 105-107

Cecal Leiomyoma: Can We Attempt Endoscopic Resection?


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Endoscopic view of one 20 mm smooth sessile polypoid lesion in the cecum.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Section of leiomyoma of cecum showing a downward proliferation of muscularis mucosae which elevated the mucosa.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Cecal leiomyoma on high magnification showing interlacing fascicles of spindle shaped cells with cigar shaped nuclei.
Figure 4.
Figure 4. Immunostaining strongly positive for smooth muscle actin.