hemangiosarcoma


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he·man·gi·o·sar·co·ma

(hē-man'jē-ō-sar-kō'mă),
A rare malignant neoplasm characterized by rapidly proliferating, extensively infiltrating, anaplastic cells derived from blood vessels and lining irregular blood-filled or lumpy spaces.

angiosarcoma

An uncommon, aggressive mesenchymal malignancy, arising in the skin, liver, breast, soft tissues and viscera, primarily affecting the elderly; male:female, 2:1.Aetiology Most are idiopathic; some are linked to chronic lymphoedema (as occurs following axillary dissection for breast CA), others to radiation therapy; hepatic angiosarcoma is classically linked exposure to thorium dioxide (a long obsolete contrast medium), and is also associated with arsenic and vinyl chloride. 
Prognosis Poor, 10–20% 5-year survival.

he·man·gi·o·sar·co·ma

(hē-man'jē-ō-sahr-kō'mă)
A rare malignant neoplasm characterized by rapidly proliferating, extensively infiltrating, anaplastic cells derived from blood vessels and lining irregular blood-filled or lumpy spaces.
Synonym(s): haemangiosarcoma.
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Hemangiosarcoma is an aggressive cancer and usually metastasizes to the lungs, liver, brain, and right atrium [4].
Trabajos en hemangiosarcomas esplenicos revelan discreto aumento de los tiempos de sobrevida de animales esplenectomizados y tratados simultaneamente con quimioterapia convencional y metronomica que animales que solo recibieron terapia convencional (56).
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Reported cutaneous neoplasms in goats include squamous cell carcinoma, squamous papilloma, epithelioma, apocrine sweat gland adenoma, fibroma, melanoma, mast cell tumor, histiocytoma, hemangioma, and hemangiosarcoma [10, 13, 14].
* Los tumores vasculares, hemangiomas y hemangiosarcomas, producen una inflamacion difusa fluctuante, que se ulcera y sangra con facilidad.
Table 2: Immunoperoxidase stains used in our patient to aid in seeking a line of differentiation Immunohistochemistry Immunoperoxidase Stains Applications Vimentin Mesenchymal malignancies Ki-67 Identifies proliferating cells CK-f/6, Calretinin Mesothelioma CK-20 Colon and rectal cancer CD-34 Vascular tumors (hemangiosarcoma, Kaposi sarcoma); Acute Leukemia; Myelodysplastic syndrome CD-45 Lymphoma, precursors of red cells and plasma cells S-100 Melanoma; Langerhans cells; Schwann cells TTF-1 (Thyroid Thymoma; lung cancer transcription factor Cytokeratin-7 Useful in identifying the primary site of adenocarcinomas; lung, breast, ovary, uterine cervix, cholangiocarcinoma, transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder.
THERE was no more fitting winner of Saturday's Grade 1 CashCall Futurity at Hollywood Park, the final major test of the year for juvenile colts in America, than Liaison, who provided Indian Charlie with a fifth winner at the top level just three days after the stallion lost his battle with hemangiosarcoma, an aggressive form of cancer.
Central Tapia's syndrome ("matador's disease") caused by metastatic hemangiosarcoma. Neurology 2003;61 (6):868-9.
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