Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Lymphoma and related disorders
Spindle cell hemangioendothelioma

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

Revised: 12 October 2016, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Spindle cell hemangioendothelioma. website. 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)