Benign / nonneoplastic lesions
Postoperative spindle cell nodule

Author: Branko Perunovic, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 20 April 2017, last major update May 2007

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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