Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Gross description | Microscopic (histologic) description | Positive stains | Differential diagnosis
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Postoperative spindle cell nodule. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/vaginapostopspindle.html. Accessed April 26th, 2018.
Definition / general
- Pseudosarcomatous vaginal lesion, appears within a few weeks of hysterectomy
- Small friable reddish mass in vaginal vault
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Granulation tissue, hypercellular spindle cell proliferation, many typical mitotic figures, extravasated red blood cells, fascicular pattern, no pleomorphism
- Low molecular weight keratin