Cite this page: Spindle cell hemangioendothelioma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumornonmelanocytichemangioendotheliomaspindlecell.html. Accessed October 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
- Rare tumor of dermis and subcutis
- Males = females, any age
- Frequent local recurrences likely to actually represent multifocal involvement of vessel, only rare metastases (Am J Surg Pathol 1996;20:1196)
- Possible association with Mafucci syndrome
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Thin walled, large, cavernous blood vessels and spindle cells, thrombi, phleboliths (Cutis 1998;62:23)