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Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors

Vascular tumors

Benign (infantile) hemangioendothelioma


Reviewer: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 July 2012, last major update July 2012
Copyright: (c) 2001-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Benign vascular tumor in skin and liver
● Infant mortality from congestive heart failure
● Associated with Kasabach-Merritt Phenomenon

Gross description
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● Dark red patch, plaque, or nodule

Micro description
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● Lobular with marked hypercellularity
● Vascular lobules (of pyogenic granuloma) also present

Micro images
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Numerous dilated vascular spaces in dermis

Additional references
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J Korean Med Sci 2001;16:127, Pediatrics 2006;118:907, Angiogenesis 2009;12:197

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