Cite this page: Ectomesenchymoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/prostateectomes.html. Accessed September 22nd, 2017.
Definition / general
- Ectomesenchymoma is rare, fast-growing tumor of the nervous system or soft tissue that occurs mainly in children (Wikipedia)
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Either ectodermal derivatives (neuroblasts and ganglion cells) or mesenchymal components mostly represented by plump, elongated cells in interlacing bundles often showing rhabdomyoblastic differentiation, including strap-like and racket-shaped cells