Penis and scrotum
Mesenchymal tumors

Topic Completed: 1 February 2010

Revised: 13 December 2019

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PubMed Search: Leiomyoma penis

Alcides Chaux, M.D.
Antonio L. Cubilla, M.D.
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Cite this page: Chaux A, Cubilla AL. Leiomyoma. website. Accessed February 27th, 2020.
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

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