Pseudomyogenic hemangioendothelioma

Nicholas A. Horan, Dominick J. DiMaio

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Pseudomyogenic hemangioendothelioma (PMHE) is a rare vascular tumor that was added to the World Health Organization classification of soft tissue tumors. These tumors have a unique clinical presentation and microscopic appearance as compared to other vascular tumors in the differential diagnosis. Unlike its microscopic mimicker epithelioid sarcoma, PMHE rarely metastasizes and long-term survival in affected patients is excellent. In this report, we present a patient with PMHE and review the current literature on clinical presentation and histologic differentiation of this unique tumor, comparing findings to its mimickers. Copyright Cutis 2017.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E13-E16
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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