Palisaded Myofibroblastoma



Palisaded Myofibroblastoma


Cyril Fisher, MD, DSc, FRCPath









Gross pathology photograph shows a hemorrhagic tumor extensively replacing the lymph node. Residual nodal tissue is seen at the periphery image.






Hematoxylin & eosin shows a cellular tumor with irregular fascicles and vague palisades of uniform spindle cells. Note rim of compressed lymph node image.


TERMINOLOGY


Synonyms



  • Intranodal hemorrhagic spindle cell tumor with amianthoid fibers


  • Solitary spindle cell tumor with myoid differentiation of lymph node


Definitions



  • Benign spindle cell tumor of modified smooth muscle cells in lymph node


CLINICAL ISSUES


Epidemiology

Jul 9, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Palisaded Myofibroblastoma
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