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mesenchymal tumors of the lower genital tract

Wednesday 29 August 2007

Mesenchymal tumors of the lower genital tract predominantly occur in women of reproductive age and are mainly represented by aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM) and angiomyofibroblastoma (AMF).

Types

- aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM)
- angiomyofibroblastoma (AMF)
- cellular angiofibroma
- fibroepithelial stromal polyps
- genital leiomyoma
- superficial angiomyxoma
- spindle cell lipoma

Molecular biology

- rearrangements of HMGA2 gene
- rearrangements of HMGA1 gene

See also

- mesenchymal tumors