1 THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM 2 The stomach: (Fig. 26) It is the most distensible part of the alimentary tract It transmits food from the oesophagus to the duodenum, li lies in the upper left part of the abdominal ca\iiy below the diaphragm. It has two openings: the cardiac orifice lying ai the junction with […]
TUMORS OF MUSCLE I- Benign: Leiomyoma: it is a benign tumor of smooth muscles. The commonest site is uterus where it is some times called “fibromyoma”, less common it occurs in the stomach and intestine. Rhabdomyoma: it is a rare benign tumor of striated muscles. II- Malignant: In the form of sarcoma e.g. leiomyosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma.