Oral cavity
Other malignancies

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 30 April 2018, last major update November 2013

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PubMed Search: Angiosarcoma oral cavity

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Angiosarcoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavityangiosarcoma.html. Accessed July 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Very rare
  • Tongue and lip most common sites
  • Mean age 55 years
  • Gingival tumors are usually metastases and lead to death within 3 years
  • May have good outcome
  • Tumor grade is not a good prognostic factor (Mod Pathol 2003;16:263)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Vasoformative tumors, usually solid and occasionally papillary or epithelioid
  • Low grade to high grade
Positive stains