Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoma

Lymph node & spleen-nonlymphoid neoplasms


Topic Completed: 1 January 2016

Minor changes: 12 August 2020

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PubMed Search: Leiomyoma[TI] lymph node

Sheren Younes, M.D.
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Cite this page: Younes S. Leiomyoma. website. Accessed October 16th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • Rare at this site; benign
  • Leiomyomatosis in abdominal nodes is associated with uterine leiomyomas or disseminated peritoneal leiomyomatosis
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Partial or complete replacement of node by interlacing fascicles of bland spindle cells with blunt ended nuclei
  • No nuclear palisading, no amianthoid fibers, no mitotic figures
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Leiomyomatosis of pelvic lymph node

Cytology description
Positive stains
Negative stains
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