Cutaneous Myxoma and Angiomyxoma



Cutaneous Myxoma and Angiomyxoma


Steven D. Billings, MD










Cutaneous myxomas are dermal-based tumors characterized by a hypocellular proliferation of bland spindled cells and abundant myxoid stroma.






Intermediate magnification shows that the spindled cells are associated with a capillary vasculature image. Often there are subtly more cellular image and less cellular image areas.


TERMINOLOGY


Synonyms



  • Superficial angiomyxoma


Definitions



  • Benign mesenchymal proliferation of spindled to stellate fibroblasts in abundant myxoid stroma


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Some Cases Associated with Carney Complex

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Cutaneous Myxoma and Angiomyxoma
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