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Ulcerated cutaneous epithelioid hemangioendothelioma in an 8-month old infant

Author(s): Silonie Sachdeva

Journal: Dermatology Reports
ISSN 2036-7392

Volume: 3;
Issue: 2;
Start page: e17;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: ulcerated | epitheloid | hemangioendothelioma

Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is an uncommon malignant vascular tumour usually involving soft tissue and rarely only skin. It is considered to be a borderline neoplasm between angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia and an epithelioid angiosarcoma and is mostly found in adults with few cases reported in children. We herein report a case of ulcerated cutaneous epithelioid hemangioendothelioma in an infant of 8 months. This tumour has not been reported at such a young age in literature.
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