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Leiomyosarcoma

"Leiomyosarcoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A sarcoma containing large spindle cells of smooth muscle. Although it rarely occurs in soft tissue, it is common in the viscera. It is the most common soft tissue sarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract and uterus. The median age of patients is 60 years. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1865)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leiomyosarcoma" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Leiomyosarcoma" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 191 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2014 and 2017
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