Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma: Five Patients with Cutaneous Lesion and Long Follow-Up

  title={Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma: Five Patients with Cutaneous Lesion and Long Follow-Up},
  author={Fernand Mac-Moune Lai and Ka Fai To and Paul Cheung Lung Choi and Ping-chung Leung and Shekhar Madhuker Kumta and Patrick Man Pan Yuen and Wing Y. Lam and Annie Nga-Yin Cheung and Philip W Allen},
  journal={Modern Pathology},
Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma is a rare locally aggressive vascular tumor of the skin, deep soft tissue, and bone in children, characterized by infiltrating nodules and sheets of spindle cells, and unmistakable resemblance to Kaposi’s sarcoma. More than 60 patients with such tumor have been reported so far, and while many have died as a result of extensive disease and severe coagulopathy, the long-term biologic behavior of this tumor remains undetermined. We describe five patients with… CONTINUE READING
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