Benign tumors
Postoperative spindle cell nodule

Topic Completed: 1 March 2003

Revised: 26 February 2019

Copyright: 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Postoperative spindle cell nodule

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Postoperative spindle cell nodule. website. Accessed October 18th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Pseudosarcomatous vaginal lesion, appears within a few weeks of hysterectomy
Gross description
  • 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
Positive stains
Differential diagnosis
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