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

  title={Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma: Five Patients with Cutaneous Lesion and Long Follow-Up},
  author={F. Lai and K. To and P. Choi and P. Leung and S. Kumta and P. Yuen and W. Y. Lam and A. Cheung and P. Allen},
  journal={Modern Pathology},
  • F. Lai, K. To, +6 authors P. Allen
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • 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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