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fusiform cell tumors

Sunday 30 May 2004

fusiform cell tumour, spindle cell tumors, spindle cell proliferation, spindle cell neoplasms; fusiform cell tumors; Spindle Cell Neoplasms; spindle cell tumors

Digital cases

- Case 219 : Desmoid fibromatosis
- UI:868 - Abdominal desmoid fibromatosis

Differentiation

-  fibroblastic tumors

  • benign fibroblastic tumors : fibromas
  • intermediate fibroblastic tumors
  • malignant fibroblastic tumors

- myofibroblastic tumors

- fibrohistiocytic tumors

  • dermatofibroma ( DF ) / histiocytofibroma
  • dermofibrosarcoma protuberans ( DFSP )

- lipofibroblastic tumors (lipofibromatosis)

- synovial tumors ( synoviocytic tumors )

- peripheral nerve sheath tumors

- smooth muscle cell tumors

- striated muscle cell tumors

- adipocytic tumors

-  vascular tumors ( endothelial cell tumors )

- CD117+ gastrointestinal stromal tumors ( GIST )
- CD34+ solitary fibrous tumor ( SFT / " hemangiopericytoma ")

- fusiform cell melanocytic tumors

  • spindle cell melanoma / fusiform cell melanoma

- spindle cell carcinomas ( fusiform cell carcinomas )

Differential diagnosis

- calcifying fusiform cell tumors (see also : calcifying tumors )

IHC differential diagnos

- CD117+ fusiform cell tumors as gastrointestinal stromal tumors ( GIST )
- CD34+ fusiform cell tumors as solitary fibrous tumor ( SFT / " hemangiopericytoma ")
- BCL2+ fusiform cell tumors as monophasic synovial sarcoma

Some images

- spindle cell melanoma / fusiform cell melanoma

Localization

- cutaneous spindle cell tumors
- digestive spindle cell tumors
- mammary spindle cell tumors
- soft tissue spindle cell tumors
- prostatic spindle cell tumors
- uterine spindle cell tumors
- ovarian spindle cell tumors

Types

- benign fusiform cell tumors
- malignant fusiform cell tumors
- fusiform cell benign tumors
- fusiform cell sarcomas

See also

- tumors

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