Angiosarcoma of skull base in a 1-year-old child--a case report.

@article{Renukaswamy2009AngiosarcomaOS,
  title={Angiosarcoma of skull base in a 1-year-old child--a case report.},
  author={Gayathri Mandya Renukaswamy and Simone J Boardman and Neil J Sebire and Benjamin Ernest John Hartley},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 11},
  pages={1598-600}
}
Angiosarcoma is a rare tumour of endothelial cell origin whilst malignant skull base tumours are highly unusual in paediatric patients. This case reports an angiosarcoma involving the clivus and basi-sphenoid region of the skull base, in a 1-year-old boy. This tumour is extremely rare in childhood, particularly in this site. The histological features were consistent with a high-grade haemangioendothelioma, categorised as an angiosarcoma. The characteristics of this rare malignancy and the… CONTINUE READING

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