Tumors of muscular origin

Dr Henry Knipe and Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

There are a number of tumors of muscular origin, which overall are relatively uncommon, representing ~2% of benign soft tissue tumors and ~10% of malignant soft tissue tumors 1


The tumors can be divided according to the type of muscle fiber:

Skeletal muscle origin
Smooth muscle origin

See also

Article information

rID: 8319
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Tumors of muscular origin
  • Muscular tumours

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: rhabdomyosarcoma of right psoas
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  • Case 2: leiomyoma of bladder
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