Penis and scrotum
Neoplastic lesions of scrotum
Leiomyoma


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Revised: 14 February 2019

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Definition / general
  • Rare in scrotum, similar to counterpart elsewhere
  • ICD-O: 8890 / 0
Terminology
  • Classified as leiomyoma cutis (originates in skin) or dartoic leiomyoma (originates in tunica dartos)
  • Scrotal leiomyoma cutis can be further subclassified as pilar leiomyoma (originates in adnexal smooth muscle) or angioleiomyoma (originates in vascular smooth muscle)
Epidemiology
Clinical features
  • May clinically resemble a cyst
  • Firm to hard rubbery painless mass
  • Rarely polypoid or ulcerated
  • Epithelioid features, myxoid change and hyalinization are much less common than in vulvar lesions (Histopathology 1991;18:523)
Treatment
  • Conservative; local excision
Gross description
  • Tumor size 0.2 - 3.0 cm
Gross images

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Tan-gray cut surface

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Circumscribed, nonencapsulated proliferation of spindle shaped cells with smooth muscle features arranged in fascicles
  • Smooth muscle fascicles separated by variably collagenized stroma
  • Bizarre, atypical and symplastic changes in some cases (see leiomyoma with bizarre nuclei)
  • Rarely myxoid changes and lymphoid aggregates
  • No necrosis, no / rare mitoses
  • Overlying skin is without epithelial alterations
Microscopic (histologic) images

AFIP images

Leiomyoma of dartos has smooth muscle bundles separated by collagenous stroma



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Bundles and fascicles of smooth muscle cells with eosinophilic fibrillar cytoplasm and elongated nuclei with blunted ends

Well circumscribed tumor

Interlacing bundles

Positive stains
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