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Low-Grade Uterine Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma Presented as a Submucosal Leiomyoma during Labor.
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PMID:  23401828     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
With the exception of leiomyomas, soft tissue tumors of the uterine corpus are not common. This is particularly true for vascular neoplasms, with the epithelioid hemangioendothelioma being a curiosity; not more than twenty-two cases of malignant hemangioendotheliomas have been reported in the literature so far, all of which were high-grade hemangioendotheliomas (hemangiosarcomas). We present herewith a unique case of low-grade epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the uterus in a pregnant woman aged 29 years. The clinical, histological, and immunohistochemical characteristics of this entity, together with its differential diagnosis, are discussed.
Authors:
Anastasios V Koutsopoulos; Efthimios Sivridis; Panagiotis Tsikouras; Vasileios Liberis; Georgia Karpathiou; Alexandra Giatromanolaki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-01-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in pathology     Volume:  2013     ISSN:  2090-6781     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Pathol     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-12     Completed Date:  2013-02-13     Revised Date:  2013-04-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101576609     Medline TA:  Case Rep Pathol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  423584     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace and University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis, Thrace, 68100 Alexandroupolis, Greece.
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