Cervix
Benign / nonneoplastic lesions
Postoperative spindle cell nodule


Topic Completed: 1 May 2007

Minor changes: 12 March 2020

Copyright: 2007-2020, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

PubMed Search: Postoperative spindle cell nodule

Branko Perunovic, D.M.
Page views in 2019: 360
Page views in 2020 to date: 109
Cite this page: Perunovic B. Postoperative spindle cell nodule. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cervixpostoperativespindlecell.html. Accessed June 1st, 2020.
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
Back to top