Cellular fibroma

Topic Completed: 1 December 2014

Minor changes: 9 March 2020

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Definition / general
  • Excision and long term follow up
  • Occasionally recurs locally, particularly with rupture or adherence
Gross description
  • Mean 9 cm, usually solid, may have cystic component, occasionally ovarian surface adhesions or extraovarian involvement
Gross images

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Cellular fibroma with hemorrhagic necrosis

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Cellular intersecting bundles of spindle cells with bland nuclei, 4+ MF/10 HPF
Microscopic (histologic) images

AFIP images

Cellular with mitotic figure

Differential diagnosis
  • Fibrosarcoma: severe nuclear atypia, 4+ MF/10 HPF and aggressive clinical course
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