Table 2

Patients' pathological summaries

Age

Cytology

Gross pathology

Histopathology

Provisional diagnosis


1

54

Benign

Well defined, 2 cm

Spindle cells, adipocytes, thick collagen bundles in variable proportions

SCL?

2

55

Suspicious

Well defined, 3 cm

Spindle and oval cells haphazardly arranged in short intersecting fascicles, ribbons of collagen

MFB?

3

46

Benign

Irregular infiltrative, 3.7 cm

Spindle cells forming interlacing bundles

Benign BSCTs?

4

37

Benign

Well defined, 2.5 cm

Cellular neoplasm formed of spindle and oval cells, arranged in storiform pattern or in parallel fascicles

Benign BSCTs?

5

51

Suspicious

Well defined with irregular margins, 3 cm

Highly cellular neoplasm formed of spindle cells surrounding epithelial lined spaces, high mitotic activity 20/10 hpfs

Malignant PT?

6

39

Benign

Well defined, 4 cm

Interlacing bundles of spindle-shaped cells with cigar shaped-nuclei, eosinophilic cytoplasm, rare mitotic figures

leiomyoma

7

52

Malignant

Well defined, 5 cm

Eosinophilic spindle cells arranged in interlacing bundles, marked cellular and nuclear atypia, mitosis 7/10 hpfs, wide areas of necrosis

leiomyosarcoma

8

69

Malignant

Well defined, 4 cm

Highly pleomorphic spindle cells, high mitotic activity 23/10hpfs

Malignant BSCTs?


Hpfs: high power fields.

Abd El All Diagnostic Pathology 2006 1:13   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-1-13

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