REPORT OF A GIRL WITH INFANTILE HEMANGIOENDOTHELIOMA
Köksal Yuca 1 * , Mustafa Kösem 2, Sevil Arı Yuca 3, Hayal Oral 2, Ali Bay 4
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1 Yüzüncü Yıl University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Van, Turkey
2 Yüzüncü Yıl University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Van, Turkey
3 Özalp Training Hospital, Clinic of Pediatric Diseases, Van, Turkey
4 Yüzüncü Yıl University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Heamathology, Van, Turkey
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Abstract

Infantile Hemangioendothelioma (IHE) is a rare vascular tumor with predominant involvement of soft tissues of extremities. The occurrence in the head and neck region is extremly rare. We report a four-month-old female with IHE in her lower lip. The clinical and histologic photographs depict the findings. The diagnosis and treatment of IHE are discussed.

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Article Type: Case Report

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/82274

EUR J GEN MED, 2005 - Volume 2 Issue 2, pp. 80-82

Publication date: 15 Apr 2005

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