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angiosarcoma in hemangioma/vascular malformation

Wednesday 11 July 2007

Malignant change in a benign vascular tumor is exceedingly rare.

See also

- angiosarcomas
- hemangiomas
- vascular dysplasias (vascular malformations)
- arteriovenous hemangiomas
- intramuscular capillary hemangioma

References

- Nord KM, Kandel J, Lefkowitch JH, Lobritto SJ, Morel KD, North PE, Garzon MC. Multiple cutaneous infantile hemangiomas associated with hepatic angiosarcoma: case report and review of the literature. Pediatrics. 2006 Sep;118(3):e907-13. PMID: 16880251

- Rossi S, Fletcher CD. Angiosarcoma arising in hemangioma/vascular malformation: report of four cases and review of the literature. Am J Surg Pathol. 2002 Oct;26(10):1319-29. PMID: 12360047