Oral cavity
Other malignancies

Topic Completed: 1 November 2013

Revised: 4 February 2019

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PubMed Search: Angiosarcoma oral cavity

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N Angiosarcoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavityangiosarcoma.html. Accessed November 12th, 2019.
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
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