Soft tissue
Smooth muscle
Epithelioid leiomyoma

Author: Vijay Shankar, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 29 September 2016, last major update November 2012

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PubMed Search: Epithelioid leiomyoma

Cite this page: Epithelioid leiomyoma. website. Accessed March 25th, 2017.
  • Called leiomyoblastoma in stomach
Case Reports
Gross Images

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Bladder tumor

Micro 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)
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Urethral tumor

Uterus tumor

Various images

40 year old woman with a soft, non-tender mass in the anterior vaginal wall

Positive Stains
Differential Diagnosis
  • PEComa: clear cells, often atypia and necrosis, HMB45+