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Epithelioid angiosarcoma metastases to the bone marrow manifesting as erythroblastic anemia and leukocytosis: a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23161238     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bone marrow is an exceptionally uncommon site of metastatic dissemination in angiosarcoma (AS) as only single case reports have been published so far. We report a case of a 72-year-old male with epithelioid angiosarcoma of the liver who subsequently developed erythroblastic anemia. The trephine bone marrow biopsy revealed total replacement of the normal hematopoiesis by diffuse infiltrate of AS. This rare complication of the clinical course of this tumor should be taken into account in the pathological diagnosis of patients with AS presenting with hematological abnormalities.
Authors:
Piotr Czapiewski; Krzysztof Ważny; Ewa Lewicka-Nowak; Wojciech Biernat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Polish journal of pathology : official journal of the Polish Society of Pathologists     Volume:  63     ISSN:  1233-9687     ISO Abbreviation:  Pol J Pathol     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9437432     Medline TA:  Pol J Pathol     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  199-203     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Piotr Czapiewski, Department of Pathology, Medical University of Gdansk, Dębinki 7, 80-211 Gdansk, Poland, e-mail: czapiewskipiotr@gumed.edu.pl.
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