Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Vascular tumors
Spindle cell hemangioma

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 7 October 2016, last major update July 2012

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Related topics: Hemangioma

Cite this page: Spindle cell hemangioma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumornonmelanocytichemangiomaspindle.html. Accessed October 18th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Formerly called spindle cell hemangioendothelioma
  • Associated with Mafucci syndrome
Case reports
Clinical images
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In Maffucci syndrome, c/o Dr. Mark R. Wick

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Bland spindle cell proliferations between vascular lumina with extravasated erythrocytes (similar to Kaposi's sarcoma), but also with vacuolated cells and epithelioid endothelial cells (unlike Kaposi's sarcoma)
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick



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Various images

Cytology images
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FNA, courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick