Radiologic Evaluation of Mesenchymal Tumors of the Female Genital Tract

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Mesenchymal neoplasms of the female genital tract are a diverse group of tumors, of which the most common are smooth muscle tumors. There is a significant overlap in the imaging characteristics of benign and malignant tumors and final diagnosis often requires pathologic correlation. However, familiarity with typical radiologic features, common imaging pitfalls, and the utility of different imaging modalities can be valuable in the evaluation of mesenchymal tumors. This article highlights the imaging features of the most commonly encountered mesenchymal tumors in the female genital tract.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)581-602
Number of pages22
JournalSurgical Pathology Clinics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2009


  • Computed tomography
  • Female genital tract
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Mesenchymal tumors
  • Positron emission tomography
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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