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Disease Hemangioendothelioma

Name Hemangioendothelioma
Synonyms Endotheliomas, Vascular | Endothelioma, Vascular | Hemangio Endothelioma | Hemangio-Endothelioma | Hemangioendotheliomas | Hemangio-Endotheliomas | Vascular Endothelioma | Vascular Endotheliomas
Definition A neoplasm derived from blood vessels, characterized by numerous prominent endothelial cells that occur singly, in aggregates, and as the lining of congeries of vascular tubes or channels. Hemangioendotheliomas are relatively rare and are of intermediate malignancy (between benign hemangiomas and conventional angiosarcomas). They affect men and women about equally and rarely develop in childhood. (From Stedman, 25th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1866)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D006390

Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Vascular Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hemangioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hemangioendothelioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

Hemangioendothelioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hemangioendothelioma, Epithelioid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma
  Reactive angioendotheliomatosis