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angiosarcoma

[‚an·jē·ō‚sär′kō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant soft-tissue tumor arising from vascular elements.
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The radiological differential diagnosis includes epitheloid haemangioma, 4 metastases, angiosarcoma, (1, 2) fibrous dysplasia (2) and melanoma.
Older case series estimated an incidence of angiosarcoma in irradiated, breast-cancer patients of less than 1%; however, more recent series have suggested a prevalence of 1%, and perhaps 3%.
Coverage of the Angiosarcoma pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
Liver angiosarcoma is a rare malignancy, accounting for <2% of primary liver malignancies (1).
Cardiac angiosarcoma with right atrial perforation and cardiac tamponade.
The epidemiologic picture for TCE differs greatly from that for the known human carcinogen vinyl chloride, for example, where angiosarcoma is specific to this exposure and exposure concentrations in the epidemiologic studies are much higher than the concentrations reported for the TCE cohorts (Kielhorn et al.
He was referred for PET in order to evaluate the lung mass and resolve the differential diagnosis, which included organized empyema, metastasis of an unknown primary malignancy, local benign mesothelioma, subpleural lipoma, hematoma, mesothelial cyst, neural tumors including schwannoma, neurofibroma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, and angiosarcoma.
Margaret von Mehren, MD, Fox Chase Cancer Center, "Phase II Study Evaluating the Role of Pazopanib in Angiosarcoma.
In its active phase, it can be misdiagnosed as an angiosarcoma; however, eosinophilia is not a usual feature of malignant angiosarcoma (4).
Marty, who is married to Alice, 62, has facial angiosarcoma, a cancer of the inner lining of blood vessels.
As described in the original publication, anastomosing hemangioma overlaps morphologically with anastomosing and hobnail hemangiomas seen in soft tissue and skin and with well-differentiated angiosarcoma.