spindle-cell tumors

(redirected from cutaneous spindle-cell tumors-c. tumors)

spindle-cell tumors, spindle-cell carcinoma

tumors that arise from spindle-shaped cells of the dermis and subcutis.

cutaneous spindle-cell tumors-c. tumors
include fibroma, fibrous histiocytoma, schwannoma, hemangiopericytoma and their corresponding malignant counterparts, equine sarcoid, collagen nevi, papilloma-virus-induced fibropapillomas and spindle-cell dermal melanomas.