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Alternative Names Return to topLeiomyoma - intestine
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An intestinal leiomyoma is a benign (noncancerous) tumor made up mostly of smooth muscle cells. They usually occur in the intestinal wall.Update Date: 2/20/2008 Updated by: Christian Stone, MD, Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.