Soft tissue
Infections, inflammation and hematomas
PVP granuloma

Author: Komal Arora, M.D.

Revised: 8 August 2018, last major update July 2012

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Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Focal cellularity, focally myxoid with foamy histiocytes containing vacuoles and PVP
Positive stains
  • Histiocytes: mucicarmine, colloidal iron, GMS, Congo Red, Sudan Black B
Differential diagnosis