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paratesticular angiomyofibroblastoma

Tuesday 20 December 2011

Angiomyofibroblastoma is a rare, benign, mesenchymal tumour occurring mainly in the female genital tract, and more rarely, in males.

Synopsis

- well circumscribed mass
- small spindle cells without atypia within a fibrous and myxoid stroma
- scattered mononuclear inflammatory cells around the capillaries of the stroma.

Immunohistochemistry

- vimentin+
- desmin+
- smooth muscle actin+
- CD34+
- S100-
- oestrogen receptor-
- progesterone receptor-

References

- Paratesticular angiomyofibroblastoma: case report and review of the literature. Blel A, Mekni A, Bel Haj Salah M, Gargouri M, Azouz H, Haouet S, Kchir N, Horchani A, Zitouna M. Pathologica. 2008 Dec;100(6):489-91. PMID: #19475895#