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RICH

Wednesday 9 June 2004

CLINICAL: RICH (rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma) is a glut-1 negative congenital hemangioma that regresses rapidly during the first year of life.

HISTOPATHOLOGY: distinctive features include 1) central large draining channels often with abundant fibrosis 2) hemosiderine deposits 3) no vascular malformations 4) no hobnail endothelial cells

DIFFERENTIAL:
- infantile hemangioma
- NICH (noninvoluting congenital hemangioma)

RETURN TO: vascular tumors

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