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2012, Volume 28, Number 2, Page(s) 168-171     
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DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2012.01118
Angiomyofibroblastoma-Like Tumor of the Scrotum: A Case Report and Review of Literature
1Department of Pathology, Uludağ University, Faculty of Medicine, BURSA, TURKEY
2Department of Urology, Uludağ University, Faculty of Medicine, BURSA, TURKEY
Keywords: Angiomyofibroblastoma-like tumor, Inguinal canal, Male

Angiomyofibroblastoma-like tumor is a rare mesenchymal tumor of men. It commonly occurs during the fifth to eighth decades of life and mainly involves the inguinoscrotal region. It is derived from perivascular stem cells and has capacity of lipoid and myofibroblastic differentiation. Histopathologically this tumor in the male genitalia mimics female angiomyofibroblastoma but there are morphological and immunohistochemical differences between these lesions. We report a case of an angiomyofibroblastoma-like tumor that arose in the scrotal region in a 40-year-old man.

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