Leiomyoma of the epididymis

Michael Platanas, Ioannis Solinis, Eftichios Stavroulakis

Abstract


Neoplasms of the epididymis are distinguished into benign and malignant, are very rare and are frequently diagnosed as benign neoplasms. Leiomyomas are benign tumors that may arise from any structure or organ containing smooth muscle fibers.

 

Τα νεοπλάσματα της επιδιδυμίδας διακρίνονται σε καλοήθη και κακοήθη, είναι πολύ σπάνια και μεταξύ αυτών συχνότερα διαγιγνώσκονται τα καλοήθη νεοπλάσματα. Τα λειομυώματα είναι καλοήθη νεοπλάσματα που μπορεί να προκύψουν από οποιαδήποτε δομή ή όργανο περιέχει λείες μυικές ίνες.


Keywords


Leiomyoma; epididymis; testicle;Λειομύωμα; επιδιδυμίδα; όρχις

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19264/hj.v27i2.83