Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Vascular tumors
Hemangioma variants
Spindle cell hemangioma

Topic Completed: 1 July 2012

Minor changes: 16 April 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed search: spindle cell [title] hemangioma

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Spindle cell hemangioma. website. Accessed August 3rd, 2020.
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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