Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Vascular tumors
Vascular leiomyoma

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 7 October 2016, last major update August 2012

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Cite this page: Vascular leiomyoma. website. Accessed March 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Also called angioleiomyoma
  • 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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