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Pathology of Pseudoangiomatous Spindle Cell Lipoma

Dr Sampurna Roy MD                      


Pseudoangiomatous spindle cell lipoma (PASCL) is a rare variant of spindle cell lipoma.

In 'pseudoangiomatous variant', irregular branching vascular channel together with villiform connective tissue projections are present.

Immunohistochemistry:  Immunohistochemically, the spindle cells in most cases are positive for CD34, as in conventional spindle cell lipoma.

Histopathology section of Pseudoangiomatous Spindle Cell Lipoma


Further reading:

Pseudoangiomatous spindle cell lipoma: about six cases

Angiomatous spindle cell lipoma: Report of three cases with immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study and reappraisal of former 'pseudoangiomatous' variant.

Spindle cell lipoma--a pseudoangiomatous variant.






Dr Sampurna Roy  MD

Consultant  Histopathologist (Kolkata - India)






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