Intestinal leiomyoma

Alternative names
Leiomyoma - intestine

Definition
An intestinal leiomyoma is a benign (non-cancerous) tumor made up mostly of smooth muscle cells. They usually occur in the intestinal wall.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 8, 2012
by Brenda A. Kuper, M.D.

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