Soft tissue
Smooth muscle
Epithelioid leiomyoma

Topic Completed: 1 November 2012

Revised: 26 March 2019

Copyright: 2002-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Epithelioid leiomyoma

Vijay Shankar, M.D.
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Cite this page: Shankar V. Epithelioid leiomyoma. website. Accessed September 22nd, 2019.
  • Called leiomyoblastoma in stomach
Case reports
Gross images

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Bladder tumor

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Round or polygonal cells, distinct cell borders, eosinophilic cytoplasm
  • May have areas of classic leiomyoma, so take more sections
  • May have perinuclear halo
  • May have vacuolated cytoplasm (artifact of fixation)
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Urethral tumor

Uterus tumor

Various images

40 year old woman with a soft, nontender mass in the anterior vaginal wall

Positive stains
Differential diagnosis
  • PEComa: clear cells, often atypia and necrosis, HMB45+
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