Other malignancies

Authors: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 1 September 2016, last major update June 2012

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PubMed Search: prostatic PEComa

Cite this page: PEComa. website. Accessed February 24th, 2017.
Definition / General
  • Perivascular epithelioid cell tumors (PEComas) include clear cell "sugar" tumor of lung, lymphangioleiomyomatosis, angiomyolipoma (see Soft Tissue chapter)
Case Reports
Micro Description
  • Epithelioid cells with clear / granular cytoplasm in perivascular distribution
Micro Images

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Positive Stains
Negative Stains
Electron Microscopy Description
  • May have premelanosomes
Electron Microscopy Images

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Malignant PEComa

Differential Diagnosis
  • Clear cell sarcoma of soft parts: no vascular stroma, no perivascular arrangement of tumor cells, S100+