Search Results for: hemangioma

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatofibroma

…g RH, Padilla RS. Giant dermatofibroma with monster cells. Am J Dermatopathol 2002;24:36–8. Gross RE, Wolbach SB. Sclerosing hemangiomas: Their relationship to dermatofibroma, histiocytoma, xanthoma and to certain pigmented lesions of the skin. Am J…

Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy

Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy

…tern of vessels and the vessel pattern is (red/purple) clods-only, this is a benign pattern consistent with the diagnosis of hemangioma [17](Figure 1B). For this benign diagnosis to be made there must be no vessels within any of the clods and there…

The importance of early diagnosis and treatment of kaposiform hemangioendothelioma complicated by Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon

The importance of early diagnosis and treatment of kaposiform hemangioendothelioma complicated by Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon

…gulopathy (Kasabach-Merritt 129 phenomenon) is associated with kaposiform hemangioendothelioma and not with common infantile hemangioma. Plast Reconstr Surg 1997;100:1377–86. 5. Enjolras O, Wassef M, Mazoyer E, et al. Infants with Kasabach-Merritt…

Pigmented poroma with unusual location and dermatoscopic features

Pigmented poroma with unusual location and dermatoscopic features

…te clinically a large variety of benign and malignant neoplasms [5]. The differential diagnosis includes pyogenic granuloma, hemangioma, seborrheic keratosis, wart, fibroepithelial polyp, melanocytic nevus, cyst, BCC, squamous cell carcinoma and…

Glomangiosarcoma in the shoulder of a 51-year-old man

Glomangiosarcoma in the shoulder of a 51-year-old man

…ply for consistency of terminology. For example, we do not call leiomyosarcoma malignant leiomyoma or angiosarcoma malignant hemangioma. Glomangiosarcoma is very rare. The first case was reported by Lumley and Stansfeld in 1972, who used the term of…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia/Kimura’s Disease?

…are those of a distinctive, repeatable pattern (that of angiolymphoid hyperplasia having been designated badly, histiocytoid hemangioma), each of those patterns encountered in other circumstances presumably of different causes. “The clinical…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Errors and Reasons

…a is a neoplasm. Reason: It is a fibrosing dermatitis that goes by a variety of other ill-conceived names such as sclerosing hemangioma, histiocytoma, and fibroma durum; the concept of “metastasizing dermatofibroma” is pure fiction, that…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Confusing Terms (to be Avoided Scrupulously)

…a proliferation of them that involutes (e.g., pyogenic granuloma), in a benign neoplasm that does not involute (e.g., cherry hemangioma), and in a malignant neoplasm (i.e., angiosarcoma) as well as to aberrations in structure of blood vessels, such…