Fine needle aspiration diagnosis of benign metastasizing leiomyoma of the lung: A case report

M. A. Hafiz, Ko Wang, A. Berkman

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Percutaneous fine needle aspiration biopsy was performed on a woman with multiple bilateral lung nodules. The cytology and histology showed a benign spindle cell tumor compatible with benign metastasizing leiomyoma. The patient had a history of hysterectomy 14 years earlier for a cellular leiomyoma with atypia. No significant mitosis was present in either the uterine tumor or lung metastasis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)398-402
Number of pages5
JournalActa Cytologica
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes



  • biopsy, needle
  • leiomyoma
  • lung neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Cell Biology
  • Histology

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