Vulva, vagina & female urethra
Vagina
Other tumors
Mixed tumor


Topic Completed: 1 March 2003

Minor changes: 12 February 2020

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PubMed Search: Mixed tumor vagina

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Mixed tumor. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/vaginaspindlecellep.html. Accessed August 13th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Also known as spindle cell epithelioma
  • Near hymeneal ring
  • May recur locally
Gross description
  • Well circumscribed but not encapsulated, not connected to surface epithelium
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Small, stromal type spindle cells mixed with squamous cells and mucinous glands
  • Numerous small vessels and localized hyaline globules
Positive stains
Negative stains
Electron microscopy description
  • Epithelial differentiation (tonofilaments and desmosomes), no myoepithelial differentiation
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