papillary intralymphatic angioendothelioma

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papillary intralymphatic angioendothelioma

locally aggressive, rarely metastasizing tumor of subcutaneous tissue of limbs and trunk composed of lymphaticlike channels and numerous intravascular papillary proliferations, resembling retiform hemangioendothelioma.
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papillary intralymphatic angioendothelioma

A malignant tumour of the dermis or subcutis, primarily of the buttocks and thigh, which may occur any place.
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The differential diagnosis of intravascular KS includes intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia, intravenous PG, intravascular fasciitis, papillary intralymphatic angioendothelioma (Dabska tumor), and intravascular myopericytoma.
(1,11) Dabska tumor is a rare, low-grade angiosarcoma with metastatic potential, which often affects the skin of children.
Studies have shown that this antigen is expressed in lymphatics of normal tissues, as well as Kaposi sarcoma, lymphangiomas, some angiosarcomas, and Dabska tumor. (36) The utility of D2-40 extends beyond its obvious application to identify vascular tumors because it is used to help determine the intralymphatic presence of primary or metastatic cancers.