Oncology & Cancer Case Reports

ISSN - 2471-8556

Osvaldo A. Serafini

Resident Physician in Orthopedics and Traumatology at Hospital São Lucas da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Su, Brazil


  • Case Report   
    Masson’s Tumor- Case Report
    Author(s): Daniela Burguêz*, Lauro M.E. Dornelles and Osvaldo A. Serafini

    Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia or Masson's tumor is a rare benign vascular pathology. It mainly affects lower limbs and is not related to the gender or age of the patients. Evaluation by clinical history and imaging exams can be confused with other soft tissue tumors. The purpose of this article is to describe a case attended at a university hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil. In the present study, the authors report a case of a 54-year-old male patient with the presence of nodulation on the back of the right foot. After inconclusive biopsy, the treatment of choice was surgical resection of the tumor with free margins. Anatomopathological study of the surgical specimen was compatible with Masson's tumor. A 6-month follow-up did not show any recurrence of the lesion. With this case, the authors wish to highlight this pathology among the differential diagnoses for.. View More»

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