spindle-cell 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.
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Spindle-cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract mucosa: an immunohistologic and ultrastructural study of 18 biphasic tumors and comparison with seven monophasic spindle-cell tumors.
LMS mimics spindle-cell tumors or other sarcomas in metastasizing by a hematogenous route, mostly to the lung and liver (30 to 50%); regional lymphatic involvement tends to be a late phenomenon.
On first inspection this may, as in our case, initially be labeled as a spindle-cell tumor.
These spindle-cell tumors were originally described in the pleura and peritoneum.