Oncology & Cancer Case Reports

ISSN - 2471-8556

Raghavendra D Sagar

Dr, Department of Radiation Oncology, KLE’S Belgaum Cancer Hospital, A Unit of KLE’S Dr Prabhakar Kore Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Belgavi, India


  • Case Report   
    Malignant Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma: A Rare Case Report
    Author(s): Raghavendra D Sagar*

    Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is a rare vascular tumor. Most commonly it affects lung, liver and bones, although it may also involve the head and neck region, breast, lymph nodes, brain, skin and many other sites. Because of its heterogeneous presentation, as it represents less than 1% of all the vascular tumors, it is often misdiagnosed and not treated correctly since there are no standard treatment protocols, leading to a poor prognosis in some cases. Over 50-76% of the patients are asymptomatic. Imaging is necessary to know the involvement of surrounding tissues. It is important to recognize the expression of vascular markers (Fli-1 and CD31 are endothelial-specific markers) and the microscopic evidence of vascular differentiation to make a correct diagnosis. We focused on Radiation treatment as a good therapeutic option despite the po.. View More»

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