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J Clin Diagn Res. 2013 Aug;7(8):1743-4. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2013/6181.3250. Epub 2013 Aug 1.

Spindle cell epithelioma: a rare vaginal tumor -a clinico pathologic report.

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Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sree Manakulavinayagar Medical College Hospital , Kalitheerthalkuppam, Puducherry-605107 India .

Abstract

Spindle cell epithelioma is a very rare benign tumour of the vagina, which contains epithelial and mesenchymal components and co-expresses the markers for both. It has its origin in the epithelial cells of the remnants of the vestibular gland. The presence of glandular structures and the pattern of immunostaining, help in the differentiation of these tumours from the other common vaginal tumours.

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Spindle cell epithelioma; Vagina

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