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Uterus

Stromal tumors

Adenomatoid tumor


Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 15 March 2012, last major update October 2011
Copyright: (c) 2002-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Clinical features
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● Mesothelial origin, similar to tumors of fallopian tube
● Often an incidentail finding (Virchows Arch 2011;458:593)
● Benign behavior
● May be diffuse in renal transplant patients (Int J Gynecol Pathol 2003;22:198)

Case reports
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● 51 year old woman with incidental 3 cm white-tan subserosal nodule (Case of Week #232)

Gross description
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● Usually close to cornua and serosa
● Small, often yellow
● May not be well circumscribed

Gross images
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Cystic tumors

Micro description
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● Angiomatoid, adenoid, solid or cystic patterns of irregular aggregates of cuboidal / flattened cells (Am J Clin Pathol 1981;76:627)
● Cystic tumors resemble lymphangioma, but no lymphocytes within cystic spaces
● Often associated with smooth muscle hypertrophy
● Minimal/no atypia
● Usually minimal mitotic figures

Micro images
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Various images


Cystic tumor has spaces lined by single layer of flattened cuboidal cells with oval nuclei

Positive stains
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● Calretinin, D2-40; rarely weak/focal ER/PR

Negative stains
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● CD34, PAX8, GLUT-1, androgen receptor

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