Cutaneous tumours of vascular origin: two rare entities

Authors

  • Annu E. Prakash Department of Pathology, Sree Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, Ernakulam, Kerala, India
  • Gopalan Sulochana Department of Pathology, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Tiruvalla, Kerala, India
  • Thundiparampil Thankappan Department of Dermatology, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Tiruvalla, Kerala, India
  • Annamma M. Oommen Department of Pathology, Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Tiruvalla, Kerala, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20190956

Keywords:

Epithelioid angiosarcoma, Immunohistochemistry, Malignant vascular tumours, Skin tumours, Verrucous hemangioma, Vascular neoplasms

Abstract

Skin and subcutaneous tissue are the most common location of benign and malignant vascular tumors. The benign or malignant nature of the lesion may not always be identified clinically because of the varying presentations. The histology of the lesion, especially in malignancies may not exhibit definite vascular pattern.  In such cases, clinical presentation has to be correlated with histopathological picture as well as immunohistochemical characteristics to reach a specific diagnosis. Judicious use of immunohistochemical markers proves to be invaluable.  Two rare cases of cutaneous vascular tumors which presented at our institution are cited, the diagnosis of which involved correlation of these modalities.

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Published

2019-02-27

How to Cite

Prakash, A. E., Sulochana, G., Thankappan, T., & Oommen, A. M. (2019). Cutaneous tumours of vascular origin: two rare entities. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 7(3), 952–954. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20190956

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Case Reports