• Mario Campanacci


It is a benign tumor composed of well differentiated, near to normal smooth muscle cells. These cells are elongated or spindle shaped, with abundant deeply eosinophylic cytoplasm and a cylindrical nucleus with blunt ends (“Havana cigar”). Occasionally, a large perinuclear vacuole squares or indents one end of the nucleus.


Soft Tissue Tumor Smooth Muscle Tumor Deep Soft Tissue Regressive Change Myxoid Change 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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