Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - Tumor
Hepatic vascular malformation with capillary proliferation
Reviewers: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 9 January 2013, last major update February 2012
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● Congenital vascular malformation; usually symptomatic at birth
● Does not regress spontaneously
● Symptoms: abdominal mass or distention, cardiomegaly, congestive heart failure, anemia, thrombocytopenia, DIC, fever, jaundice, elevated serum AFP
● Lobectomy; good outcome
● 3 month old girl (Gastroenterology 2011;140:1883)
● Single large mass, mean 8 cm, range 5-11 cm
● Central infarction and hemorrhage is common
● Outer dilated vessels lined by flattened endothelium and loose myxoid stroma
● Central infarction and hemorrhage; bile duct entrapment
● Infantile hemangioendothelioma: presents after birth; proliferating multifocal lesion followed by spontaneous involution typically composed of only small vessels without central regression; GLUT1+ (Hum Pathol 2004;35:200)
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