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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Definition / General
  • Also called angioleiomyoma
  • Single, painful, deep seated nodule
Micro 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
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