Leiomyoma involving the gastrocolic ligament: CT demonstration.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A case of a large leiomyoma involving both the transverse colon and the greater curvature of the stomach is presented. Computed tomography (CT) demonstrated contiguous extension of the mass along the gastrocolic ligament. Although similar findings have been described in colonic and gastric carcinoma and in omental metastases, this is the first report in which these findings were due to a leiomyoma.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Goodman, P; Raval, B; Bonmati, C; Schmidt, WA

Published Date

  • 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 431 - 435

PubMed ID

  • 2272014

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0895-6111

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0895-6111(90)90043-b


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States