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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 277-279

Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia: An unusual histopathological entity


Department of Pathology, Army College of Medical Sciences and Base Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Ajay Malik
Department of Pathology, Army College of Medical Sciences and Base Hospital, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.160269

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Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (Masson's tumor) is a benign lesion of the skin and subcutaneous tissue consisting of a reactive proliferation of endothelial cells with papillary formations related to a thrombus. It poses a diagnostic challenge as the clinical signs and symptoms are nonspecific and may mimic a soft tissue sarcoma. The diagnosis is based on histopathology. Here we report two cases of Masson's hemangioma occurring on the upper lip and on the left hand.


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