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International Journal of Case Reports in Surgery
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International Journal of Case Reports in Surgery

2022, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A

Retiform hemangioendothelioma: A rare case of slow growing vascular tumor with review of literature


Author(s): Dr. Dharmendra Shah, Dr. Shivani Chaudhary, Het Contractor and Milauni Dave

Abstract: Retiform hemangioendotheliomas are extremely rare tumors of vascular origin. Overall incidence of hemangioendothelioma being <1/1000000. They are low grade angiosarcomas with little risk of metastasis. It usually occurs as a single skin or subcutaneous lesion on the trunk or extremities commonly seen in middle aged adults [1]. Due to its rarity no well-defined guidelines are there for its management, follow up and dealing with local recurrence [2]. Therefore we would like to discuss the case of Retiform Hemangioendothelioma over scapular region in an adult lady which presented with its classical features and how it was managed.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Dharmendra Shah, Dr. Shivani Chaudhary, Het Contractor, Milauni Dave. Retiform hemangioendothelioma: A rare case of slow growing vascular tumor with review of literature. Int J Case Rep Surg 2022;4(2):13-16.


International Journal of Case Reports in Surgery