spindle cell


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spindle cell

n.
A spindle-shaped cell characteristic of certain tumors.
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Mycobacterial spindle cell pseudotumour (MSP) is a rare inflammatory benign pseudotumour which was first reported by Wood et al.
5] In view of rarity of bladder sarcoma, any malignant spindle cell tumour in urinary bladder of an adult is considered sarcomatous carcinoma until proven otherwise.
The tissue was sent for histopathology and diagnosis of spindle cell neoplasm of neural origin was established after histopathological and immunohistochemical analysis.
Cellular angiofibroma: A benign neoplasm distinct from angiomyofibroblastoma and spindle cell lipoma.
Low-grade myofibrosarcoma is a spindle cell sarcoma that is not commonly seen in the head and neck area.
Myofibroblastoma (MFB) is a rare benign spindle cell tumor of the breast.
1) The present case report is a rare case of occurrence of UA in the mandible with spindle cell differentiation in a 40-year-old male patient.
Both the epithelial component and the spindle cell component showed nuclear pleomorphism and a brisk mitotic activity (Figure 3).
Microscopic examination revealed a spindle cell lipoma, with no evidence of malignancy.
Furthermore, any malignant spindle cell tumor in a patient with neurofibromatosis-1 (NF-1) is considered MPNST, unless proven otherwise [1].
Using the National Cancer Institute's SEER (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results) database, the investigators identified 2,025 patients who were diagnosed between 1992 and 2010 with an epithelioid/spindle cell melanoma, epithelial cell melanoma, spindle cell melanoma not otherwise specified, or spindle cell melanoma type A or type B.