Vagina
Benign tumors
Postoperative spindle cell nodule

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

Revised: 21 September 2017, last major update March 2003

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Cite this page: Pernick, N. Postoperative spindle cell nodule. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/vaginapostopspindle.html. Accessed October 22nd, 2017.
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