Development of hepatic angiosarcoma in man induced by vinyl chloride, thorotrast, and arsenic. Comparison with cases of unknown etiology.


Examples of human angiosarcoma following exposure to vinyl chloride, Thorotrast, or arsenic (medicinal and industrial) and cases, including children, of unknown etiology were studied to establish diagnostic criteria and to study their evolution. The uniform evolution suggests an environmental factor also in the cases of unknown etiology, which may be… (More)