Hepatic Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma in an Eight Year Old - A Case Report

Geetha Vasudevan, Bhavna Nayal, Bhawna Nagel, Lakshmi Rao

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Abstract

Hepatic epithelioid haemangio-endothelioma (HEHE) is a rare vascular tumour of endothelial origin. The etiology of this tumour is unknown and has a variable clinical outcome. It usually affects adults and is extremely rare in children. Histologically, HEHE is characterized by epithelioid to dendritic tumour cells with intracytoplasmic lumina containing RBCs and a myxoid to sclerotic stroma. Being a rare entity, awareness and a high degree of suspicion is required to correctly identify this tumour. We report a case of hepatic hemangioendothelioma in an 8-year-old child.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)FD01-FD02
JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Volume8
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 05-12-2014

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Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma
Hemangioendothelioma
Tumors
Liver
Neoplasms
Dendritic Cells
Blood Vessels
Cells

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Vasudevan, Geetha ; Nayal, Bhavna ; Nagel, Bhawna ; Rao, Lakshmi. / Hepatic Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma in an Eight Year Old - A Case Report. In: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2014 ; Vol. 8, No. 12. pp. FD01-FD02.
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