Cytopathology of Soft Tissue Lesions with Predominance of Epithelioid, Round/Polygonal Cells, Glandular Cells, Inflammatory Cells

  • Živa Pohar-Marinšek
  • Walid E. Khalbuss
Part of the Essentials in Cytopathology book series (EICP, volume 9)


This group of lesions includes benign and malignant tumors as well as some nontumorous conditions. Some lesions are composed predominantly or entirely of one morphological cell type while others contain two or more types. The majority of these lesions are composed primarily of soft tissue while some are metastases or direct extensions from processes in the surrounding skin, visceral organs, or bones.


Synovial Sarcoma Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Solitary Fibrous Tumor Glomus Tumor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Živa Pohar-Marinšek
    • 1
  • Walid E. Khalbuss
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of CytopathologyInstitute of OncologyLjubljanaSlovenia, EU
  2. 2.University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, UPMC-ShadysidePittsburghUSA

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