Penis and scrotum
Benign tumors

Authors: Antonio Cubilla, M.D., Alcides Chaux, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 2 April 2018, last major update February 2010

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PubMed Search: Leiomyoma penis

Cite this page: Cubilla, A., Chaux, A. Leiomyoma. website. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Benign smooth muscle tumor resembling counterparts elsewhere but very rare in penis
Clinical features
  • Small, painless and slow growing mass in adults
Case reports
  • Excision or possibly watchful waiting, depending on site
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Well demarcated smooth muscle tumor, similar to leiomyomas elsewhere
  • No atypia, no mitotic activity
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Smooth muscle cells and prominent vascularity