anastomotic vessel

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anastomotic vessel

[TA]
a vessel that establishes a connection between arteries, between veins, or between lymph vessels.
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The differential diagnosis includes Masson vegetant or papillary endothelial hyperplasia (a reactive endothelial proliferation associated with organizing thrombus/clot); Kimura disease (lymph node disorder, most often in Asian men, who have peripheral serum eosinophilia, reactive lymphoid follicles, follicular lysis, eosinophilic microabscesses, polykaryocytes, and IgE deposition); and angiosarcoma (freely anastomosing vessels, atypical endothelial cells, increased mitoses, necrosis).