Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the liver. A rare hepatic tumor.

  title={Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the liver. A rare hepatic tumor.},
  author={J{\"o}rg M Laeuffer and Arthur Zimmermann and Lukas Kr{\"a}henb{\"u}hl and Juergen Triller and Hans Ulrich Baer},
  volume={78 11},
BACKGROUND Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EH) is a rare neoplasm of vascular origin that may develop at different sites, such as in soft tissue, the lungs, or the liver. It usually affects adult females, and its unpredictable malignant potential has a range between benign hemangioma and clearly malignant hemangioendotheliosarcoma. METHODS In the current study, the authors describe 2 patients with primary EH of the liver and review 127 previously published cases found in the literature… CONTINUE READING
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