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vascular tumors - types

1. angiosarcoma 2 kaposi 3. bacillary angiomatosis
4. Cystic hygroma 5. Glomus tumor 6. Pyogenic granuloma 7. Strawberry hemangioma
8. Cherry hemangioma

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angiosarcoma - typical occurs in (areas)

SUN EXPOSED AREAS
head
neck
breast

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angiosarcoma - definition / age

Rare blood vessel malignancy
usually in elderly

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angiosarcoma is associated with

radiation therapy
chronic postmastectomy lymphadema

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hepatic angiosarcoma is associated with

1. vinyl chloride
2. arsenic exposures

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angiosarcoma - course

very aggressive and and difficult to resect due to delay in diagnosis

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Bacillary angiomatosis

Bening CAPILLARY skin papules found in AIDS patiens

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Bacillary angiomatosis is found in

AIDS patients

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Bacillary angiomatosis is caused by

Bartonella henselae

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Bacillary angiomatosis is frequently mistaken for

Kaposi sarcoma

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Bacillary angiomatosis instead of Kaposi sarcoma

Bacillary angiomatosis has neutrophilic infiltrate

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Cherry hemangioma

bening CAPILLARY hemangioma of the elderly

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Cherry hemangioma - progression in time

does not regress

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Cherry hemangioma - frequency

increased with age

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Cystic hygroma

CARVENOUS lymphangioma of the neck

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Cystic hygroma is associated with ... / area

Turner syndrome
area: neck

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Glomus tumor - area

under fingernails

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Glomus tumor?

Benign, painful, red blue tumor under fingernails

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Glomus tumor arises from

modified SMCs of the thermoregulatory glomus bodies

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Kaposi sarcoma?

endothelial malignancy

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kaposi sarcoma - area

MC in skin, but also month, GI tract and respiratory tract

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Kaposi sarcoma is associated with

HHV-8 and HIV

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Kaposi sarcoma instead of Bacillary angiomatosis (histology)

Kaposi sarcoma has lymphocytic infiltrate

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Bacillary angiomatosis vs kaposi sarcoma

Bacillary angiomatosis has neutrophilic infiltrate
Kaposi sarcoma has lymphocytic infiltrate

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Pyogenic granuloma

polipoid lobulated CAPILLARY hemangioma that can ulcerate and bleed

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Pyogenic granuloma is associated with

trauma and pregnancy

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Strawberry hemangioma

bening capillary hemangioma of infancy

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Strawberry hemangioma- age (when appears)

infancy
appears in first few weeks of life

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Strawberry hemangioma frequency

1/200 births

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Strawberry hemangioma natural history

appears in first few weeks of life
grows rapidly and regress spontaneously by 5-8 years old