muscle neoplasms

Summary

Summary: Tumors or cancer located in muscle tissue or specific muscles. They are differentiated from NEOPLASMS, MUSCLE TISSUE which are neoplasms composed of skeletal, cardiac, or smooth muscle tissue, such as MYOSARCOMA or LEIOMYOMA.

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  1. Surov A, Fiedler E, Voigt W, Wienke A, Holzhausen H, Spielmann R, et al. Magnetic resonance imaging of intramuscular metastases. Skeletal Radiol. 2011;40:439-46 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyse magnetic resonance findings of intramuscular metastases (IM) in a relatively large series...
  2. Chun C, Jee W, Park H, Kim Y, Park J, Lee S, et al. MRI features of skeletal muscle lymphoma. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010;195:1355-60 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the MRI findings of skeletal muscle lymphoma...
  3. Haygood T, Wong J, Lin J, Li S, Matamoros A, Costelloe C, et al. Skeletal muscle metastases: a three-part study of a not-so-rare entity. Skeletal Radiol. 2012;41:899-909 pubmed publisher
    ..Our purposes were to explore the epidemiology of metastases to skeletal muscle and their detection on fused positron emission tomography and computed tomography...
  4. Kounami S, Shibuta K, Yoshiyama M, Mitani Y, Watanabe T, Takifuji K, et al. Primary anaplastic large cell lymphoma of the psoas muscle: a case report and literature review. Acta Haematol. 2012;127:186-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Although rarely reported, ALCL is an important entity to consider in the differential diagnosis of skeletal muscle tumors in children and young adults...
  5. Recavarren R, Yang J. Cytomorphologic features of primary anaplastic large cell lymphoma of the psoas muscle: a case report and literature review. Diagn Cytopathol. 2010;38:208-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Although rare, ALCL should be a diagnostic consideration when discohesive pleomorphic malignant cells are encountered on FNA of a muscle neoplasm...
  6. Surov A, Hainz M, Holzhausen H, Arnold D, Katzer M, Schmidt J, et al. Skeletal muscle metastases: primary tumours, prevalence, and radiological features. Eur Radiol. 2010;20:649-58 pubmed publisher
    ..The reported prevalence of skeletal muscle metastases from post-mortem studies of patients with cancer is inconstant and ranges from 0.03 to 17.5%...
  7. Surov A, Pawelka M, Wienke A, Schramm D. PET/CT imaging of skeletal muscle metastases. Acta Radiol. 2014;55:101-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Previously, positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of SMM has been reported only in few reports. A systematic analysis of SMM features in PET/CT has not been performed before...
  8. Wu L, Wang Y, Fu S, Huang L, Tongji F, Qi J. Anaplastic large cell lymphoma with primary involvement of skeletal muscle: a rare case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009;26:142-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The morphology and immunophenotype were consistent with CD30-positive, ALK-positive, and ALCL of T-cell lineage. The patient's condition was diagnosed as CD30-positive primary skeletal muscle ALCL...
  9. Gaeta M, Mazziotti S, Minutoli F, Genitori A, Toscano A, Rodolico C, et al. MR imaging findings of focal myositis: a pseudotumour that may mimic muscle neoplasm. Skeletal Radiol. 2009;38:571-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors describe magnetic resonance (MR) findings in eight patients with histologically confirmed focal myositis...

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  1. Driss M, Abbes I, Mrad K, Sassi S, Oubich F, Barsaoui S, et al. Primary CD30/ALK-1 positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma of the skeletal muscle in a child. Pathologica. 2009;101:97-100 pubmed
    ..Chemotherapy resulted in durable remission status. This case emphasizes the occurrence of anaplastic large cell lymphoma in the soft tissue and the favourable outcome of ALK-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma...
  2. Kiratli H, Bilgic S, Caglar M, Soylemezoglu F. Intramuscular hemangiomas of extraocular muscles. Ophthalmology. 2003;110:564-8 pubmed
    ..To report two patients, 3 and 40 years of age, respectively, each of whom had an isolated intramuscular hemangioma of an extraocular muscle...
  3. Zoccali C, Teori G, Prencipe U, Erba F. Mazabraud's syndrome: a new case and review of the literature. Int Orthop. 2009;33:605-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Although there has never been any continuity between tumours and bone lesions, a significant correlation between dysplastic bone and myxoma has been revealed...
  4. Kouvaris J, Gkongkou P, Papadimitriou C, Papacharalampous X, Antypas C, Balafouta M, et al. Bilateral metastases to extraocular muscles from lobular breast carcinoma. Onkologie. 2008;31:387-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Metastastic carcinoma to extraocular muscles is extremely rare, but even more so is the case of a bilateral one...
  5. Yang Y, Damron T. Comparison of needle core biopsy and fine-needle aspiration for diagnostic accuracy in musculoskeletal lesions. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2004;128:759-64 pubmed
    ..However, few studies comparing the diagnostic accuracy of these 2 biopsy methods have been performed...
  6. Yang Y, Damron T, Cohen H, Hojnowski L. Distinction of well-differentiated liposarcoma from lipoma in two patients with multiple well-differentiated fatty masses. Skeletal Radiol. 2001;30:584-9 pubmed
    ..Although such signal enhancement can be seen in some types of benign lipomatous tumors with increased blood vessels, this technique is helpful in selection of biopsy site, especially in a clinical setting of multiple fatty masses...
  7. Ishii E, Honda K, Nakagawa A, Urago K, Oshima K. Primary CD30/Ki-1 positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma of skeletal muscle with der(17)t(1;17)(q11;p11). Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2000;122:116-20 pubmed
    ..Since a high frequency of aberrations of 1p36/1q12 or 17p13.3 was detected in sarcoma cells, the presence of suppressor genes is suggestive in these sites...
  8. Goshen E, Davidson T, Aderka D, Zwas S. PET/CT detects abdominal wall and port site metastases of colorectal carcinoma. Br J Radiol. 2006;79:572-7 pubmed
    ..The accuracy of localization afforded by the fused functional and anatomic images makes PET/CT a likely tool for diagnosing abdominal wall lesions, including port site metastases of other aetiologies...
  9. Lopez J, del Cura J, Zabala R, Bilbao F. Usefulness and limitations of ultrasound-guided core biopsy in the diagnosis of musculoskeletal tumours. APMIS. 2005;113:353-60 pubmed
    ..Ultrasound-guided core biopsy is thus a useful method in the initial approach to musculoskeletal tumours that allows correct patient management in the vast majority of cases...
  10. Goo H, Choi S, Ghim T, Moon H, Seo J. Whole-body MRI of paediatric malignant tumours: comparison with conventional oncological imaging methods. Pediatr Radiol. 2005;35:766-73 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of whole-body (WB) MRI for detecting metastases from paediatric malignant tumours in comparison with conventional oncological imaging methods...
  11. Murphey M, McRae G, Fanburg Smith J, Temple H, Levine A, Aboulafia A. Imaging of soft-tissue myxoma with emphasis on CT and MR and comparison of radiologic and pathologic findings. Radiology. 2002;225:215-24 pubmed
    ..To determine the imaging characteristics of soft-tissue myxoma, with emphasis on computed tomographic (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging findings and pathologic comparison...
  12. Chim C, Loong F, Ooi G, Srivastava G, Liang R. Primary skeletal muscle lymphoma. Am J Med. 2002;112:79-80 pubmed
  13. Bancroft L, Kransdorf M, Menke D, O Connor M, Foster W. Intramuscular myxoma: characteristic MR imaging features. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002;178:1255-9 pubmed
    ..The purpose of our study was to identify the characteristic MR imaging features of intramuscular myxoma...
  14. Singnurkar A, Phancao J, Chatha D, Stern J. The appearance of Mazabraud's syndrome on 18F-FDG PET/CT. Skeletal Radiol. 2007;36:1085-9 pubmed
    ..3 and 2.6. As such, this entity merits consideration when evaluating hypoattenuating intramuscular masses, particularly in the context of fibrous dysplasia...
  15. Kwon O, Jun D, Kim S, Chung M, Kim N, Song M, et al. Distant skeletal muscle metastasis from intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma presenting as Budd-Chiari syndrome. World J Gastroenterol. 2007;13:3141-3 pubmed
  16. Di Giorgio A, Sammartino P, Cardini C, Al Mansour M, Accarpio F, Sibio S, et al. Lung cancer and skeletal muscle metastases. Ann Thorac Surg. 2004;78:709-11 pubmed
    ..Adenocarcinoma, squamous cell, and small cell carcinoma were the histologic types diagnosed. Various regimens of radiotherapy and chemotherapy were adopted. Survival times were 3, 6, and 30 months...
  17. Mauro A, Ciccarelli C, De Cesaris P, Scoglio A, Bouché M, Molinaro M, et al. PKCalpha-mediated ERK, JNK and p38 activation regulates the myogenic program in human rhabdomyosarcoma cells. J Cell Sci. 2002;115:3587-99 pubmed
    ..Lastly, our results with the MEK inhibitor suggest a key role of the ERK pathway in regulating myogenic-related morphology in differentiated RD cells...
  18. Pang K, Hughes T. MR imaging of the musculoskeletal soft tissue mass: is heterogeneity a sign of malignancy?. J Chin Med Assoc. 2003;66:655-61 pubmed
    ..To elucidate this controversy, MR images of 37 patients with soft tissue masses of the musculoskeletal system were reviewed at Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand...
  19. Peckham E, Giblen G, Kim A, Sirdofsky M. Bilateral extraocular muscle metastasis from primary breast cancer. Neurology. 2005;65:74 pubmed
  20. Nishimoto K, Kusuzaki K, Matsumine A, Seto M, Fukutome K, Maeda M, et al. Surrounding muscle edema detected by MRI is valuable for diagnosis of intramuscular myxoma. Oncol Rep. 2004;11:143-8 pubmed
    ..We presume that the diffuse and severe muscle fiber degeneration induced by tumors may cause such specific surrounding muscle edema...
  21. Nichols R, Sweetser M, Mahmood S, Malamud F, Dunn N, Adams J, et al. Radiation therapy and concomitant paclitaxel/carboplatin chemotherapy for muscle invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: a well-tolerated combination. Int J Cancer. 2000;90:281-6 pubmed
    ..The combination of paclitaxel and carboplatin with radiotherapy may be of particular value in elderly patients or those with renal impairment...
  22. Raney R, Anderson J, Andrassy R, Crist W, Donaldson S, Maurer H. Soft-tissue sarcomas of the diaphragm: a report from the Intergroup Rhabdomyosarcoma Study Group from 1972 to 1997. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2000;22:510-4 pubmed
    ..To describe clinical details and outcome of children and adolescents with primary sarcomas of the diaphragm treated on Intergroup Rhabdomyosarcoma Studies (IRS) I through IV...
  23. Medeiros C, Kondo W, Baptista I, Vizzotto A, Noronha L, Hakim Neto C. Primary rhabdomyosarcoma of the diaphragm: case report and literature review. Rev Hosp Clin Fac Med Sao Paulo. 2002;57:67-72 pubmed
    ..Rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare tumor, and a good outcome may result if it is completely resected...
  24. Saadi I, Hadadi K, Amaoui B, Errihani H, Mansouri A, Benjaafar N, et al. [Muscle metastasis of squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix]. Cancer Radiother. 2003;7:187-9 pubmed
    ..Five years later, the patient developed a metatasis to muscular psoas. She underwent combined surgical excision and adjuvant radiation therapy. The patient is alive and well 30 months after diagnosis of the metastasis...
  25. Purandare N, Rangarajan V, Pramesh C, Rajnish A, Shah S, Dua S. Isolated asymptomatic skeletal muscle metastasis in a potentially resectable non-small cell lung cancer: detection with FDG PET-CT scanning. Cancer Imaging. 2008;8:216-9 pubmed publisher
  26. Luna A, Martinez S, Bossen E. Magnetic resonance imaging of intramuscular myxoma with histological comparison and a review of the literature. Skeletal Radiol. 2005;34:19-28 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the magnetic resonance (MR) features of intramuscular myxoma (IM) compared with its pathological findings...
  27. Spitzer S, Bersani T, Mejico L. Multiple bilateral extraocular muscle metastases as the initial manifestation of breast cancer. J Neuroophthalmol. 2005;25:37-9 pubmed
    ..It is unusual to encounter metastatic breast cancer affecting every extraocular muscle before the diagnosis of the primary carcinoma...
  28. Wu M, Wu Y, Lee P. The psoas muscle as an unusual site for metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma: report of a case. Surg Today. 2006;36:280-2 pubmed
    ..The lesion was successfully resected with the muscle, and no other metastatic lesions have been found in 5 months of follow-up...
  29. Marioni G, Blandamura S, Calgaro N, Ferraro S, Stramare R, Staffieri A, et al. Distant muscular (gluteus maximus muscle) metastasis from laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Acta Otolaryngol. 2005;125:678-82 pubmed
    ..The prognosis associated with skeletal muscle metastasis is thought to be poor, consistent with the fact that it generally occurs as a feature of systemic spread...
  30. D Angelo P, Carli M, Ferrari A, Manzitti C, Mura R, Miglionico L, et al. Breast metastases in children and adolescents with rhabdomyosarcoma: Experience of the Italian Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010;55:1306-9 pubmed publisher
  31. Lehman S, Ryeom S, Koumenis C. Signaling through alternative Integrated Stress Response pathways compensates for GCN2 loss in a mouse model of soft tissue sarcoma. Sci Rep. 2015;5:11781 pubmed publisher
    ..These results have important implications for the development and testing of small molecule inhibitors of ISR kinases as cancer therapeutics. ..
  32. Terauchi F, Kobayashi Y, Nagashima T, Moritake T, Nishi H, Fujito A, et al. Pilot study on transdiaphragmatic thoracoscopic-assisted pleural biopsy and intrathoracic washing cytology for Stage IIIc ovarian cancer with diaphragmatic metastases. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2009;19:300-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, it is thought that this operational method is useful in the management of progressive ovarian cancer. ..
  33. Broski S, Bou Assaly W, Gross M, Fig L. Diffuse skeletal muscle F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in advanced primary muscle non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Clin Nucl Med. 2009;34:251-3 pubmed publisher
  34. Notarnicola A, Moretti L, Cocca M, Martucci A, Orsini U, Moretti B. Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma of the medial vastus: a case report. Musculoskelet Surg. 2010;94:109-12 pubmed publisher
    ..It is this element that contributes most to the high rate of recurrence. We recommend that the eventuality of observing this rare tumor be borne in mind, and that care be taken to perform a complete, ample excision...
  35. Satcher R. How intraoperative navigation is changing musculoskeletal tumor surgery. Orthop Clin North Am. 2013;44:645-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Additional technological improvements may allow use of CAOS in soft tissue tumor surgery. It has the potential to improve surgical precision and accuracy, but more study is needed to evaluate clinical efficacy and long term results. ..
  36. Neubauer H, Evangelista L, Hassold N, Winkler B, Schlegel P, Köstler H, et al. Diffusion-weighted MRI for detection and differentiation of musculoskeletal tumorous and tumor-like lesions in pediatric patients. World J Pediatr. 2012;8:342-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This study was undertaken to analyse whether diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI) can distinguish between benign and malignant musculoskeletal tumorous and tumor-like lesions in pediatric patients...
  37. Dzombeta T, Francina M, Matkovic K, Markovic I, Jukić Z, Lez C, et al. Angiomyolipomatous hamartoma of the inguinal lymph node--report of two cases and literature review. In Vivo. 2012;26:459-62 pubmed
    ..Nevertheless, we believe that recognition of AMH is important in the differential diagnosis of other pathological conditions that may affect lymph nodes...
  38. Schlanser J, Patterson J, Kiupel M, Hencken C, Sikarskie J, Harrison T. Disseminated pheochromocytoma in a North American river otter (Lontra canadensis). J Zoo Wildl Med. 2012;43:407-11 pubmed
    ..On the basis of the necropsy finding, metastasis of the pheochromocytoma might have contributed to the observed clinical signs...
  39. Xu Z, Yu Y, Ge Y, Zhu J, Zhu M, Zhao Y, et al. MicroRNA expression profiles in muscle-invasive bladder cancer: identification of a four-microRNA signature associated with patient survival. Tumour Biol. 2015;36:8159-66 pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, this study identified the specific miRNAs associated with the progression and aggressiveness of MIBC and a four-miRNA signature as a promising prognostic parameter of MIBC. ..
  40. León Atance P, Martínez Hernández N, Milla Saba A, Roca Fernández J. [Diseases of the diaphragm]. Arch Bronconeumol. 2011;47 Suppl 8:37-40 pubmed publisher
    ..This article reviews the main anatomical and physiological characteristics of the diaphragm, routes of surgical access and the most frequent diseases affecting this structure...
  41. Musaad S, Robertson K, Clarke M, Hooper A, French G, Chiu W, et al. Extreme hyperalphalipoproteinaemia in a patient with a solitary paraspinal lipoma. Ann Clin Biochem. 2010;47:90-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Postoperative lipid profiles showed no change in HDL-cholesterol concentrations. In summary, we report a case of extreme HALP that persisted after excision of a solitary paraspinal lipoma...
  42. de Vries R, Nieuwenhuijzen J, Vincent A, VAN Tinteren H, Horenblas S. Survival after cystectomy for invasive bladder cancer. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2010;36:292-7 pubmed publisher
  43. Ali S, Chughtai H, Alali F, Diaczok B, Verardi M. Wrist drop: an atypical presentation of renal cell carcinoma. Am J Med Sci. 2011;342:170-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors also discussed the rarity of muscle metastasis and unpredictable behavior of RCC after being dormant for long periods...
  44. Dietz K, Miller P, Iyengar A, Loupe J, Hollenbach A. Identification of serines 201 and 209 as sites of Pax3 phosphorylation and the altered phosphorylation status of Pax3-FOXO1 during early myogenic differentiation. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2011;43:936-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our results allow us to propose a molecular model to describe the changing pattern of phosphorylation for Pax3 and the altered phosphorylation for Pax3-FOXO1 during early myogenic differentiation...
  45. Tanaka K, Maehara H, Kanaya F. Vascularized fibular graft for bone defects after wide resection of musculoskeletal tumors. J Orthop Sci. 2012;17:156-62 pubmed publisher
    ..We have performed VFG on 19 cases over a 30-year period. We have investigated these problems and now report the results...
  46. Davidson J, Demsey D. Atypical fibroxanthoma: clinicopathologic determinants for recurrence and implications for surgical management. J Surg Oncol. 2012;105:559-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Treated with local excision, the disease is thought to be fairly benign but can occasionally demonstrate aggressive local recurrence as well as distant metastasis...
  47. Stenqvist C, Majed A. [Shoulder pain as the first sign of disseminated lung cancer]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2013;175:287-8 pubmed
    ..subscapularis and m. infraspinatus. Metastases to skeletal muscles are rare but should be kept in mind as part of the differential diagnosis in cases where atypical shoulder pain is the only symptom...
  48. Drape J. Advances in magnetic resonance imaging of musculoskeletal tumours. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2013;99:S115-23 pubmed publisher
    ..All available functional MRI techniques have limitations and leave some overlap between benign and malignant tumours. Functional MRI can be used only as an adjunctive imaging modality to complement morphological imaging...
  49. Rashid A, Abdul Jabar H, Karmani S, Rezajooi K, Casey A. Giant paravertebral myxoma. Eur Spine J. 2011;20 Suppl 2:S138-42 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient went on to make a complete recovery. To our knowledge, this is only the fifth case of paravertebral IMM reported in the literature and at approximately 15 cm in length may be the largest encountered in clinical practice...
  50. Lakkaraju A, Patel C, Bradley K, Scarsbrook A. PET/CT in primary musculoskeletal tumours: a step forward. Eur Radiol. 2010;20:2959-72 pubmed publisher
    ..The aims of this article are to review the current evidence and clinical applications of PET/CT in primary musculoskeletal tumours and discuss potential future developments using novel PET tracers and integrated PET/MR...
  51. Schuster B, Roszell L, Murr L, Ramirez D, Demaree J, Klotz B, et al. In vivo corrosion, tumor outcome, and microarray gene expression for two types of muscle-implanted tungsten alloys. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2012;265:128-38 pubmed publisher
  52. Ogura K, Yasunaga H, Horiguchi H, Ohe K, Kawano H. Incidence and risk factors for pulmonary embolism after primary musculoskeletal tumor surgery. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013;471:3310-6 pubmed publisher
  53. Aboziada M, Hamza H, Abdlrahem A. Initial results of bladder preserving approach by chemo-radiotherapy in patients with muscle invading transitional cell carcinoma. J Egypt Natl Canc Inst. 2009;21:167-74 pubmed
    ..This study was conducted to test the efficacy and tolerability of trimodality treatment for invasive bladder cancer and to test the possibility of bladder sparing...