Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor-3 (VEGFR-3): A Marker of Vascular Tumors with Presumed Lymphatic Differentiation, Including Kaposi's Sarcoma, Kaposiform and Dabska-Type Hemangioendotheliomas, and a Subset of Angiosarcomas

@article{Folpe2000VascularEG,
  title={Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor-3 (VEGFR-3): A Marker of Vascular Tumors with Presumed Lymphatic Differentiation, Including Kaposi's Sarcoma, Kaposiform and Dabska-Type Hemangioendotheliomas, and a Subset of Angiosarcomas},
  author={Andrew L Folpe and Tanja Veikkola and Reija Valtola and Sharon W. Weiss},
  journal={Modern Pathology},
  year={2000},
  volume={13},
  pages={180-185}
}
Recently, a novel monoclonal antibody to vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 3 (VEGFR-3), a tyrosine kinase receptor expressed almost exclusively by lymphatic endothelium in the adult, has been shown to react with a small number of cases of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and cutaneous lymphangiomas. We sought to extend these studies to a large number of well-characterized vascular neoplasms to evaluate diagnostic uses of this antibody and to determine whether it defines them in a thematic… CONTINUE READING