Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor of colon
Reviewers: Charanjeet Singh, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 May 2012, last major update May 2012
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● May overlap with angiomyolipoma
● 7 year old Korean child with low grade PEComa (full text: Korean J Pediatr;53:975)
● 40 year old British woman with large, mainly extrinsic mass and monotypic type (J Clin Pathol 2005;58:1107)
● 43 year old Japanese woman with malignant tumor attached to colonic serosa (Pathol Int 2006;56:46)
● Cecal tumor in young woman (Dis Colon Rectum 2004;47:1734)
● Sheets of epithelioid cells with clear or eosinophilic cytoplasm
Low power; high power
● HMB45, smooth muscle actin and desmin
● S100, cytokeratin
End of Colon tumor > Mesenchymal tumors > Perivascular epithelioid cell tumor of colon
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