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Hemangioendothelioma



Hemangioendothelioma
Classification & external resources
ICD-O: 9130-9133
MeSH D006390

Hemangioendothelioma is used to describe a group of vascular neoplasms that may be considered benign or malignant in their activity.

Additional recommended knowledge

Contents

Presentation

They have been described as masses that fall between a hemangioma and angiosarcoma. They are vascular tumors that commonly present with an enlarging mass and have been reported in the head and neck, intestines, lungs, lymph nodes, pleura, retroperitoneum, stomach, and many other body sites.

Treatment

Surgical resection, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy have all been used to treat these masses.

Types of Hemangioendotheliomas

  • Epithelioid
  • Kaposiform
  • Retiform

See also


 
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