Benign spindle cell tumor - abdominopelvic


Spindle cell tumors are rare tumors that arise most commonly from the peripheral and deep soft tissues. It can present as a large abdominal mass. 

Our case presented with abdominal distention.  CT scan showed a large mass occupying the whole of the abdomen and pelvis.

Exploration of the abdomen revealed a jelly-like mass of about 20 x 20 cm in size. Mass was excised completely and confirmed as spindle cell tumor between grade I-II on histopathology