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Angiosarcoma of the vagina. A light and electronmicroscopy study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1882665     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 73-year-old woman, whose medical history reported radical hysterectomy and radiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix uteri 20 years earlier, was found to have an angiosarcoma of the vagina. The histological diagnosis was confirmed by immunohistochemical staining of tumor cells for factor VIII-related antigen and ultrastructurally defined vasoformative structures. Primary angiosarcoma of the vagina is quite rare and reported in only two published cases. The present case is a third in general, and the first report confirmed by light microscopy, immunohistochemical, and electronmicroscopy studies.
T Tohya; H Katabuchi; K Fukuma; S Fujisaki; H Okamura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0001-6349     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-09-27     Completed Date:  1991-09-27     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370343     Medline TA:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  169-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kumamoto University Medical School, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Hemangiosarcoma / epidemiology,  pathology*
Immunoenzyme Techniques
Microscopy, Electron
Vagina / pathology*
Vaginal Neoplasms / epidemiology,  pathology*

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