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Intraoral epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20038915     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EH) is an uncommon angiocentric neoplasm of borderline or intermediate malignant potential, between the hemangioma and conventional angiosarcoma. It is characterized by the proliferation of endothelial cells with epithelioid or histiocit?ide morphology with vacuolated cytoplasm and occasional eosinophilic spindle cells. Shows potential for local recurrence as well as the ability to metastasize. Rarely affects the oral cavity, it have been described from 1975 until 2008 only 27 oral cases. Morphologically the EHs may be confused with other lesions, from a hemangioma to a squamous cell carcinoma, and thus immunohistochemical analysis is required. This paper reports the clinical and immunohistochemical characteristics of a case of EH in the gingiva of the tooth 35 of a 17 years-old-white-female. We present a review of the clinicopathological and immunohistochemical characteristics of the intraoral epithelioid hemangioendothelioma cases previously reported.
Manuel-Antonio Gord?n-N??ez; eonardo-Miguel-Madeira Silva; Maria-Fernanda-Fernandes Lopes; Sebasti?o-Fernandes de Oliveira-Neto; Alexandre-Pinto Maia; H?bel-Cavalcanti Galv?o
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-03-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medicina oral, patolog?a oral y cirug?a bucal     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1698-6946     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-01     Completed Date:  2010-06-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101231694     Medline TA:  Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal     Country:  Spain    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e340-6     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Post Graduation Program in Oral Pathology, Rio Grande do Norte Federal University-UFRN, Natal/RN, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Hemangioendothelioma, Epithelioid / pathology*
Mouth Neoplasms / pathology*

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