Vascular Neoplasm in a Newborn Male
Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma was initially described in 1979 and is a rare pediatric vascular tumor that may be associated with Kasabach-Merrit phenomenon. We present a newborn boy who had a large vascular lesion over his left iliac crest without evidence of retroperitoneal involvement or inguinal lymphadenopathy. We briefly review the neoplasm’s unique characteristics, histopathology, prognosis, and treatments.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Pediatric Dermatology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 2: Dermatopathology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 3: Pathology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 4: Pediatric Dermatology, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
Publication date: September 1, 2007