Benign / nonneoplastic lesions

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

Revised: 19 April 2017, last major update May 2007

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PubMed Search: Rhabdomyoma cervix

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Definition / general
  • Also in vagina and vulva
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Undifferentiated spindle shape cells and scattered muscle fibers within myxoid matrix, beneath intact squamous epithelium
  • Adult type - abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm
  • Fetal type - small cells and cells resembling fetal muscle
  • Juvenile type - intermediate between adult and fetal types
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Various images and stains

Differential diagnosis