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Differential Diagnosis of Uterine Leiomyoma and Uterine Sarcoma Using Magnetic Resonance Images: A Literature Review

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Kindai University Osakasayama, Osaka 589-8511, Japan
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Healthcare 2019, 7(4), 158; https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare7040158
Received: 19 November 2019 / Accepted: 25 November 2019 / Published: 5 December 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Diagnosis and Treatment for Gynecologic Cancers)
MRI plays an essential role in patients before treatment for uterine mesenchymal malignancies. Although MRI includes methods such as diffusion-weighted imaging and dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI, the differentiation between uterine myoma and sarcoma always becomes problematic. The present paper discusses important findings to ensure that sarcomas are not overlooked in magnetic resonance (MR) images, and we describe the update in the differentiation between uterine leiomyoma and sarcoma with recent reports. View Full-Text
Keywords: uterine leiomyoma; uterine sarcoma; differential diagnosis; magnetic resonance images (MRI) uterine leiomyoma; uterine sarcoma; differential diagnosis; magnetic resonance images (MRI)
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Suzuki, A.; Aoki, M.; Miyagawa, C.; Murakami, K.; Takaya, H.; Kotani, Y.; Nakai, H.; Matsumura, N. Differential Diagnosis of Uterine Leiomyoma and Uterine Sarcoma Using Magnetic Resonance Images: A Literature Review. Healthcare 2019, 7, 158. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare7040158

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Suzuki A, Aoki M, Miyagawa C, Murakami K, Takaya H, Kotani Y, Nakai H, Matsumura N. Differential Diagnosis of Uterine Leiomyoma and Uterine Sarcoma Using Magnetic Resonance Images: A Literature Review. Healthcare. 2019; 7(4):158. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare7040158

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Suzuki, Ayako; Aoki, Masato; Miyagawa, Chiho; Murakami, Kosuke; Takaya, Hisamitsu; Kotani, Yasushi; Nakai, Hidekatsu; Matsumura, Noriomi. 2019. "Differential Diagnosis of Uterine Leiomyoma and Uterine Sarcoma Using Magnetic Resonance Images: A Literature Review" Healthcare 7, no. 4: 158. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare7040158

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