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Aggressive angiomyxoma

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PubMed Search: Aggressive angiomyxoma cervix

Branko Perunovic, D.M.
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Definition / general
  • First described in female pelvis in 1983 (Am J Surg Pathol 1983;7:463)
  • Very rarely reported in cervix
  • Usually large, bulky mass of deep soft tissue of pelvicoperineal region of young adult women and men
  • High risk of local recurrence, but only rare metastases (Hum Pathol 2003;34:1072)
Gross description
  • Gelatinous, up to 60 x 20 cm, locally infiltrative
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Bland-appearing myofibroblastic tumor composed of scanty spindled and stellate cells in loose stromal matrix with collagen fibrils, prominent vasculature including thick walled vessels
  • May infiltrate locally
  • No/rare mitotic figures, no atypia
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Bland hypocellular mesenchymal tumor

Negative stains
Molecular / cytogenetics description
  • Rearrangement of HMGIC gene
Electron microscopy description
  • Myofibroblastic features
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