Huge spindle cell hemangioma of the cervix - Mimicking a pelvic tumor

Yu Chi Wang, Chi Huang Chen, Her Young Su, Heng Sheng Li, Jah Yao Liu

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Background: Spindle cell hemangiomas are rare vascular tumors characterized by cavernous blood vessels and spindled areas reminiscent of Kaposi's sarcoma. Cervical hemangiomas are rare, and the spindle cell subtype is rarer still. Case: Examination of a 39-year-old patient presenting with pelvic pain revealed a remarkable pelvic mass consisting of a 10-cm tumor extending from the cervix to the retroperitoneum. The pathology report demonstrated spindle cell hemangioma. Conclusion: This is a rare case of spindle cell hemangioma of the cervix resected transvaginally.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-101
Number of pages4
JournalGynecologic and Obstetric Investigation
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • Cervical hemangioma
  • Spindle cell hemangioma
  • Transvaginal resection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology


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