Stomach
Stromal / other tumors
Plexiform fibromyxoma

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 19 December 2016, last major update October 2014

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PubMed Search: gastric plexiform fibromyxoma
Cite this page: Plexiform fibromyxoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stomachplexiformfibromyxoma.html. Accessed January 20th, 2017.
Definition / General
Case Reports
Clinical Images

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Case of the Week #330 (Endoscopy image):

72 year old woman

Micro Description
  • Multinodular proliferation of bland myofibroblastic cells and arborizing capillaries in a myxoid stroma (World J Gastroenterol 2010;16:2835)
  • Proliferation of cytologically bland spindle cells with a myxoid background
  • No mitoses
Micro Images

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Case of the Week #316:

SMA

CD34


CD117

Desmin

Ki67

S100



Case of the Week #330:

Actin (left); caldesmon (right)

Positive Stains
Negative Stains
  • Desmin, S100, CD34, c-kit and DOG1
  • Ki67 demonstrates a very low proliferation index
  • Prominent arborizing capillaries are highlighted by CD34
Differential Diagnosis