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Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Resembles nodular fasciitis and granulation tissue
- Bundles or fascicles of proliferative spindle cells with infiltrative margins
- Nuclei are oval to spindled with mild hyperchromasia and pleomorphism
- Frequent mitotic figures
- Often edematous stroma, delicate capillary network, neutrophils and red blood cells