Benign tumors
Cellular angiofibroma

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

Revised: 4 October 2017, last major update March 2003

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

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Definition / general
  • Women ages 39 - 50 years
  • Resemble labial or Bartholin gland cyst
  • First described in 1997, benign behavior in 2 of 2 cases
Gross description
  • Usually < 3 cm, well circumscribed
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Cellular neoplasm composed of uniform, bland, spindled cells, numerous thick walled and often hyalinized vessels, rare adipocytes
  • Brisk mitotic activity
Positive stains
Negative stains
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