Epithelioid angiosarcoma of the adrenal gland associated with chronic arsenical intoxication?

@article{Livaditou1991EpithelioidAO,
  title={Epithelioid angiosarcoma of the adrenal gland associated with chronic arsenical intoxication?},
  author={Alexandra Livaditou and George Alexiou and Dimitrios Floros and T Filippidis and Theodosios Dosios and Dimitrios Bays},
  journal={Pathology, research and practice},
  year={1991},
  volume={187 2-3},
  pages={284-9}
}
Epithelioid angiosarcoma is a rare tumor quite recently described. There is no accurate epidemiological study of this tumor. Among the internal organs, the liver is the one most frequently affected with angiosarcoma while there is no reference to the adrenal gland as a primary site. It is well known that the direct exposure to arsenicals (especially of vineyard cultivators) may be an important causative factor in the pathogenesis of the disease. A 59-year-old male vineyard cultivator with an… CONTINUE READING