IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 21 / Issue 5 / pii/2000225

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Open Access Case Report

Retroperitoneal epithelioid angiosarcoma presenting with lymph node metastases. Clinicopathological study of an extremely rare tumor

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1 2nd Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Athens University Areteion Hospital, Greece
2 Pathology Department, Areteion Hospital, Greece
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2000, 21(5), 507–509;
Published: 10 October 2000
Abstract

A case of retroperitoneal angiosarcoma in a woman 39 years of age is reported. The tumor presented with inguinal (right) and iliac (left) lymph node metastases and a mass protruding under the left vaginal wall. The unusual morphology of the tumor deman­ded special immunohistochemical investigation (factor 8, CD 31, CD 34, pancytokeratin 20, LCA, S100, cytokeratin 7, CEA, MUI, HMB 45 and melan A) which confirmed the diagnosis of epithelioid angiosarcoma. The problems in the differential diagnosis and therapeutic approach are discussed.

Keywords
Epihelioid Angiosarcoma
Retroperitoneal
Lymphnode metastases
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