Systemic cystic angiomatosis in a woman with hematuria and splenomegaly.

  title={Systemic cystic angiomatosis in a woman with hematuria and splenomegaly.},
  author={Dennis M O'Brien and William R. Ghent and David F Dexter},
  journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie},
  volume={30 4},
Cutaneous hemangiomas are frequently found on routine clinical examination and generally are not important. But when internal organs are involved, these vascular tumours assume greater importance because of associated morbidity. A case is presented of multiple organ involvement by angiomas in a woman with a history of flank hemangioma who was investigated for hematuria and splenomegaly. She subsequently underwent splenectomy. The uncommon systemic syndromes characterized by vascular tumours are… CONTINUE READING