Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma of infancy and childhood. An aggressive neoplasm associated with Kasabach-Merritt syndrome and lymphangiomatosis.

@article{Zukerberg1993KaposiformHO,
  title={Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma of infancy and childhood. An aggressive neoplasm associated with Kasabach-Merritt syndrome and lymphangiomatosis.},
  author={Lawrence R. Zukerberg and Brian J. Nickoloff and Sharon W. Weiss},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1993},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={321-8}
}
We report the clinical and pathological features of nine distinctive, but relatively unknown, vascular tumors of infancy and childhood presenting as soft tissue masses often associated with locally aggressive disease, lymphangiomatosis and Kasabach-Merritt syndrome. The patients, four males and five females, were all in their first decade of life except for two (median, 2 years; range, 5 months to 19 years). These tumors involved deep soft tissues of the upper extremity (four cases… CONTINUE READING
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