lymphangioendothelioma


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lymphangioendothelioma

[‚lim‚fan·jē·ō‚en·dō‚thē·lē′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A tumor composed of aggregations of lymphatic vessels, between which are large mononuclear cells presumed to be endothelial cells.
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Benign lymphangioendothelioma (acquired progressive lymphangioma), lymphatic channels appear to be dissecting through dense collagenic bundles.
The histologic differential diagnosis of KS includes other vascular tumors such as benign lymphangioendothelioma, hobnail hemangioma, spindle cell hemangioma, kaposiform hemangioendothelioma, cutaneous angiosarcoma, and acroangiodermatitis.
First described in 1911, (2) its controversial histogenesis resulted in several names (3,4) such as mesothelioma, lymphangioendothelioma, endodermal inclusion, hamartoma, and so forth.