Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Reviewer: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 July 2012, last major update July 2012
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● Also called acquired progressive lymphangioma
● Solitary lesion on trunk/limbs, adults and children
● 31 year old woman with slow growing reticulate cutaneous lesion on lower leg
(Eur J Dermatol 2009;19:82)
● 75 year old man with ill-defined scaly, indurated, erythematous skin lesion on chest (Ann Acad Med Singapore 2011;40:106)
● Bruise-like lesion
● Anastomosing, often widely dilated vascular structures in superficial dermis; deeper in dermis, vascular spaces collapse and dissect dermal collagen in angiosarcoma-like pattern (Am J Surg Pathol 2000;24:1047)
● Lining endothelium is flat and monolayered, with no/minimal atypia, no mitoses
● Kaposi sarcoma
End of Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors > Vascular tumors > Benign lymphangioendothelioma
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