Cite this page: Perunovic B. Postoperative spindle cell nodule. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cervixpostoperativespindlecell.html. Accessed January 21st, 2019.
Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Resembles nodular fasciitis and granulation tissue
- Bundles or fascicles of proliferative spindle cells with infiltrative margins
- Nuclei are oval to spindled with mild hyperchromasia and pleomorphism
- Frequent mitotic figures
- Often edematous stroma, delicate capillary network, neutrophils and red blood cells