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Aortic angiosarcoma presenting with cutaneous metastasis: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11044826     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aortic angiosarcoma is a rare malignancy. Clinical diagnosis is difficult, as the presenting symptoms mimic more common aortic lesions, particularly atherosclerosis. Dermatologists and dermatopathologists play a critical role in recognizing cutaneous metastases as a manifestation of this life-threatening tumor. We describe the fourth case of aortic angiosarcoma in the literature with initial presentation in the skin.
R J Rudd; K P Fair; J W Patterson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0190-9622     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2000 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-26     Completed Date:  2001-04-05     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907132     Medline TA:  J Am Acad Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  930-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Abdominal*
Aortic Diseases / diagnosis,  pathology*
Hemangiosarcoma / diagnosis,  pathology,  secondary*
Middle Aged
Skin Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology,  secondary*
Vascular Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology*

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