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Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is a rare vascular tumor of uncertain biologic behavior. Most cases come out as a single lesion of the soft tissue but also may appear in the lung, liver, and other locations. EHE in bone, especially in thoracic vertebrae, is a extremely rare occurrence and signifies a challenge for the imaging diagnosis. This article presents a rare case of EHE occurring in thoracic vertebrae and liver revealed by fluoride-18-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance imaging (F-FDG-PET/MRI) to provide a better understanding of its clinical application and further insight into diagnosing a rare thoracic tumor.
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Name: The Annals of thoracic surgery
Hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (HEHE) is a rare vascular tumor with a high mortality rate. HEHE is now a formally recognized indication for exception point priority in the U.S. under the new...
Hypoglycemic syndrome occurs not only in endocrine diseases but can complicate the course of many somatic diseases and tumors of pancreatic and extra-pancreatic localization. Development of hypoglycem...
Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) of the bone is a very rare malignant vascular neoplasm, with biologic behavior between that of locally aggressive epithelioid hemangioma and malignant epithelioi...
Cardiac epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is a very rare tumor of endothelial origin with the lung and liver as the most easily metastatic organs. We describe herein a patient with hemoptysis, severe a...
A rare vascular tumor, epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE), can be difficult to diagnose for physicians. Although uncommon, EHE has the potential to become malignant and cause patient death. The fi...
This phase II trial studies how well trametinib works in treating patients with epithelioid hemangioendothelioma that has spread to other places in the body, nearby tissue or lymph nodes, ...
This research study is studying a drug as a possible treatment for Angiosarcoma or Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE). -The drug involved in this study is Eribulin
The controversy surrounding epithelioid hemangioma diagnosis stems from its somewhat aggressive clinical characteristics, including multifocal presentation and occasional lymph node involv...
Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma (KHE) is a rare vascular neoplasm that occurs predominantly in infancy or early childhood. KHE has a nearly equal sex ratio. The annual incidence of KHE has...
Patients with following conditions are eligible to enroll in the EAP: - Epithelioid Sarcoma (ES) - Spindle cell sarcoma - Sinonasal carcinoma - Small Cell Carci...
A tumor of medium-to-large veins, composed of plump-to-spindled endothelial cells that bulge into vascular spaces in a tombstone-like fashion. These tumors are thought to have "borderline" aggression, where one-third develop local recurrences, but only rarely metastasize. It is unclear whether the epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is truly neoplastic or an exuberant tissue reaction, nor is it clear if this is equivalent to Kimura's disease (see ANGIOLYMPHOID HYPERPLASIA WITH EOSINOPHILIA). (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
VERTEBRAE in the region of the lower BACK below the THORACIC VERTEBRAE and above the SACRAL VERTEBRAE.
A group of twelve VERTEBRAE connected to the ribs that support the upper trunk region.
The outer margins of the thorax containing SKIN, deep FASCIA; THORACIC VERTEBRAE; RIBS; STERNUM; and MUSCLES.
A gamma-emitting radionuclide imaging agent used for the diagnosis of diseases in many tissues, particularly in the gastrointestinal system, liver, and spleen.
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Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...
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