Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Vascular tumors
Angioleiomyoma


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PubMed search: vascular leiomyoma [title]

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Angioleiomyoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumornonmelanocyticvascularleiomyoma.html. Accessed August 14th, 2020.
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

Contributed by Jijgee Munkhdelger, M.D., Ph.D. and Andrey Bychkov, M.D., Ph.D.
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Well defined nodule

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Smooth muscle bundles, vessels

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Organizing thrombus

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Thin walled blood vessels

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Thick walled blood vessels

Positive stains
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