Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Vascular tumors
Spindle cell hemangioma


Topic Completed: 1 July 2012

Revised: 16 April 2019

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PubMed search: spindle cell [title] hemangioma

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Spindle cell hemangioma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumornonmelanocytichemangiomaspindle.html. Accessed November 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Formerly called spindle cell hemangioendothelioma
  • Associated with Mafucci syndrome
Case reports
Clinical images
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In Maffucci syndrome, c/o Dr. Mark R. Wick

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Bland spindle cell proliferations between vascular lumina with extravasated erythrocytes (similar to Kaposi's sarcoma), but also with vacuolated cells and epithelioid endothelial cells (unlike Kaposi's sarcoma)
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick



Images hosted on other servers:

Various images

Cytology images
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FNA, courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick

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