Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Vascular tumors
Benign (infantile) hemangioendothelioma

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 6 October 2016, last major update July 2012

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PubMed search: Benign infantile [title] hemangioendothelioma

Cite this page: Benign (infantile) hemangioendothelioma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumornonmelanocyticbenignhemangioendothelioma.html. Accessed December 8th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • Benign vascular tumor in skin and liver
  • Infant mortality from congestive heart failure
  • Associated with Kasabach-Merritt Phenomenon
Gross Description
  • Dark red patch, plaque, or nodule
Micro Description
  • Lobular with marked hypercellularity
  • Vascular lobules (of pyogenic granuloma) also present
Micro Images
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Numerous dilated vascular spaces in dermis