Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Vascular tumors

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 16 April 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed search: vascular leiomyoma [title]

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Angioleiomyoma. website. Accessed October 21st, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Also called vascular leiomyoma
  • Single, painful, deep seated nodule
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Sharply circumscribed nodule of dermis or subcutis
  • Solid or vascular
  • Related to glomus tumors, but tumor cells are spindled and smooth muscle bundles are ill defined
  • Rarely arises in vessels
Microscopic (histologic) images
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