angiosarcoma


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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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Angiosarcoma is diagnosed through biopsy and immunohistostaining for endothelial markers, such as CD31, CD34, and factor VIII.
Primary cardiac angiosarcoma is a rare heart tumor.
Corrie Painter, PhD, a cancer researcher and angiosarcoma survivor, is the administrator of the angiosarcoma Facebook patient support group.
The differential diagnosis should always include primary or metastatic epithelioid angiosarcoma, and even poorly differentiated prostatic carcinoma (3).
Ademas, el angiosarcoma se considera una entidad clinica separada de otros tumores de origen endotelial con patrones histologicos similares (3-4).
A vinyl chloride-exposed worker with an adrenal gland angiosarcoma: a case report.
We reported this case because of the extreme rarity of angiosarcomas as a malignant tumor in the CNS and in order to remind physicians to keep the diagnosis of angiosarcoma in mind in patients with a similar clinical presentation.
Biopsy was consistent with angiosarcoma and a simple left mastectomy was performed with negative tumor margins.
These findings led to the diagnosis of epithelioid angiosarcoma of the pericardium.
An incisional biopsy was performed, which revealed angiosarcoma [Figures 2, 3, and 4].