Spindle cell hemangioendothelioma. An analysis of 78 cases with reassessment of its pathogenesis and biologic behavior.

@article{Perkins1996SpindleCH,
  title={Spindle cell hemangioendothelioma. An analysis of 78 cases with reassessment of its pathogenesis and biologic behavior.},
  author={P L Perkins and Sharon W. Weiss},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={1996},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={1196-204}
}
Seventy-eight cases of spindle cell hemangioendothelioma (SCH) were studied to reevaluate its pathogenesis and determine its long-term behavior. Most of the original findings were confirmed by this study. The tumor occurred at all ages (8-78 years; median, 32 years; mean, 34 years). Males and females were equally affected. The tumor developed as a superficially located mass of the distal extremities (upper, 32 cases; lower, 30 cases). Four patients (5%) also had Maffucci's syndrome. The lesions… CONTINUE READING

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