Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma

Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma

Steven D. Billings, MD

Clinical photograph shows a large inguinal tumor in an infant. More superficial tumors typically present as an erythematous or violaceous mass.

The tumor is composed of irregular nodules image of spindled endothelial cells. At the periphery of the nodules, ectatic vessels image are often present.


Developmental Anomaly

  • Approximately 1/2 of kaposiform hemangioendothelioma cases present in 1st year of life



  • Age

    • Majority present in childhood to teen years

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma
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