vascular tissue neoplasms

Summary

Summary: Neoplasms composed of vascular tissue. This concept does not refer to neoplasms located in blood vessels.

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  1. O Hara C, Nascimento A. Endothelial lesions of soft tissues: a review of reactive and neoplastic entities with emphasis on low-grade malignant ("borderline") vascular tumors. Adv Anat Pathol. 2003;10:69-87 pubmed
    ..In addition, many tumor-like lesions containing an endothelial component are also discussed...
  2. Zhu Y, Wei Q, Yuan F, Jin X. [Clinicopathologic characteristics of myopericytoma]. Zhonghua Bing Li Xue Za Zhi. 2005;34:279-82 pubmed
    ..To investigate the clinicopathologic characteristics and differential diagnosis of myopericytoma...
  3. Mentzel T, Dei Tos A, Sapi Z, Kutzner H. Myopericytoma of skin and soft tissues: clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 54 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2006;30:104-13 pubmed
    ..Most cases of myopericytoma behave in a benign fashion, but local recurrences and rarely metastases may occur in atypical and malignant neoplasms...
  4. Enjolras O, Picard A, Soupre V. [Congenital haemangiomas and other rare infantile vascular tumours]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2006;51:339-46 pubmed
    ..However they may occur as isolated tumours, without thrombocytopenia but with cosmetic, and sometimes function-impairing, consequences...
  5. Hollerweger A, Rickes S. [Benign or malignant jugular vein thrombosis? Differentiation with colour-doppler sonography]. Ultraschall Med. 2004;25:458-9; discussion 459 pubmed
  6. Turkoz R, Gulcan O, Oguzkurt L, Atalay H, Bolat B, Sezgin A. Surgical treatment of a huge cavernous hemangioma surrounding the right coronary artery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005;79:1765-7 pubmed
    ..The tumor was successfully resected, and the right coronary artery was reanastomosed to the aortic sinus. ..
  7. Pilarski L, Pilarski P, Belch A. Multiple myeloma may include microvessel endothelial cells of malignant origin. Leuk Lymphoma. 2010;51:592-7 pubmed publisher
  8. Astner S, Gonzalez S, Cuevas J, Röwert Huber J, Sterry W, Stockfleth E, et al. Preliminary evaluation of benign vascular lesions using in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy. Dermatol Surg. 2010;36:1099-110 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings of this preliminary evaluation indicate that RCM may aid in the noninvasive characterization of inflammatory, proliferative, and ectatic vascular malformations in vivo. ..
  9. Gratzinger D, Zhao S, West R, Rouse R, Vogel H, Gil E, et al. The transcription factor LMO2 is a robust marker of vascular endothelium and vascular neoplasms and selected other entities. Am J Clin Pathol. 2009;131:264-78 pubmed publisher
    ..The restricted expression pattern, nuclear localization, and crisp staining of LMO2 in paraffin blocks make it an attractive candidate for the diagnostic immunohistochemistry laboratory. ..

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  1. Greer P, Haigh J, Mbamalu G, Khoo W, Bernstein A, Pawson T. The Fps/Fes protein-tyrosine kinase promotes angiogenesis in transgenic mice. Mol Cell Biol. 1994;14:6755-63 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that fps/fes expression is intrinsic to cells of the vascular endothelial lineage and suggest a direct role of the Fps/Fes protein-tyrosine kinase in the regulation of angiogenesis. ..
  2. Tomita M, Ayabe T, Matsuzaki Y, Edagawa M, Maeda M, Shimizu T, et al. Expression of nm23-H1 gene product in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and its association with vessel invasion and survival. BMC Cancer. 2001;1:3 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, nm23-H1 gene product expression might be a prognostic marker in patients with involved lymph nodes. Our data does not demonstrate any correlation between nm23-H1 gene product expression and blood vessel invasion. ..
  3. Dalle I, Geboes K. Vascular lesions of the gastrointestinal tract. Acta Gastroenterol Belg. 2002;65:213-9 pubmed
    ..Good results have been reported with different drugs, albeit most of them have not been tested in large trials. ..
  4. Lorusso G, Palacios E, Sarma D. Focal vascular malformation in the nasal cavity. Ear Nose Throat J. 2004;83:738-9 pubmed
  5. Arbiser J, Weiss S, Arbiser Z, Bravo F, Govindajaran B, Caceres Rios H, et al. Differential expression of active mitogen-activated protein kinase in cutaneous endothelial neoplasms: implications for biologic behavior and response to therapy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2001;44:193-7 pubmed
    ..Immunohistochemistry for phosphorylated MAPK may help the pathologist distinguish benign from malignant endothelial processes and thus guide therapy. ..
  6. Fishman S, Mulliken J. Vascular anomalies. A primer for pediatricians. Pediatr Clin North Am. 1998;45:1455-77 pubmed
    ..Next, animal models of vascular abnormalities will be engineered to elucidate pathogenesis, and these studies, in turn, should lead to development of novel therapies...
  7. Kiyohara T, Kumakiri M, Kobayashi H, Shimizu T, Ohkawara A, Ohnuki M. A case of intravascular large B-cell lymphoma mimicking erythema nodosum: the importance of multiple skin biopsies. J Cutan Pathol. 2000;27:413-8 pubmed
  8. Oshiro Y, Kohashi K, Oda Y, Tsuneyoshi M, Shono Y. Unclassified epithelioid vascular tumor with hemangioendotheliomatous features and lymphatic differentiation. Pathol Int. 2009;59:410-4 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings are not characteristic of any established types of vascular tumors. The differential diagnosis for the current peculiar tumor are discussed. ..
  9. Argyropoulou P, Sivridis E, Giatromanolaki A, Verettas D, Manavis I, Argyropoulou M. Malignant haemangiopericytoma of the knee joint: MR findings. Br J Radiol. 2002;75:539-42 pubmed
    ..Multiple pulmonary metastases were seen on chest CT. These imaging findings, although not pathognomonic, might be useful in suggesting the diagnosis of intra-articular haemangiopericytoma. ..
  10. Tranchart H, Carloni A, Balzarotti R, De Laveaucoupet J, Chapelier A, Smadja C. Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava involving the renal veins: a simple method of right renal vein reimplantation. J Vasc Surg. 2008;47:209-12 pubmed publisher
    ..We believe that the technique described in this report should be adopted routinely for tumors located in the renal veins, provided complete resection of the tumor with a comfortable resection margin is possible. ..
  11. Frieden I, Rogers M, Garzon M. Conditions masquerading as infantile haemangioma: Part 1. Australas J Dermatol. 2009;50:77-97; quiz 98 pubmed publisher
    ..This article focuses on the myriad of diagnostic mimics of haemangiomas, including other vascular anomalies, benign growths, and malignancies. ..
  12. Dell Era P, Coco L, Ronca R, Sennino B, Presta M. Gene expression profile in fibroblast growth factor 2-transformed endothelial cells. Oncogene. 2002;21:2433-40 pubmed
    ..This study extends the number of genes involved in tumor angiogenesis and/or endothelial cell transformation, a finding with possible implications for the discovery of novel targets for angiostatic therapy. ..
  13. Rhee M, Myong N, Park Y. Primary intimal sarcoma of the aorta: role of transesophageal echocardiography. Circ J. 2002;66:111-3 pubmed
    ..Pathologic examination of specimens from exploration and autopsy revealed a primary intimal sarcoma. ..
  14. Soualy K, Benissa N, Tazy Y, Kafih M, Zerouali N. [Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: a new case report]. Ann Urol (Paris). 2003;37:177-9 pubmed
    ..With the help of review of the literature, the value of modern imaging techniques is recalled. The treatment is exclusively surgical. The prognosis is poor due almost to the diagnosis delay. ..
  15. Hamel Teillac D. [Classification of angiomas]. Arch Pediatr. 2007;14:705-8 pubmed
  16. Van Dyck P, Vanhoenacker F, Gielen J, De Schepper A, Parizel P. Imaging of vascular soft tissue tumors. JBR-BTR. 2006;89:213-6 pubmed
    ..This manuscript aims to give a brief overview of vascular soft-tissue tumors and to discuss the imaging appearances. ..
  17. Habal M. The changing concept of the treatment of vascular anomalies: from fiction to facts and now to reality. J Craniofac Surg. 2006;17:716-8 pubmed
  18. Spitsbergen J, Tsai H, Reddy A, Miller T, Arbogast D, Hendricks J, et al. Neoplasia in zebrafish (Danio rerio) treated with 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene by two exposure routes at different developmental stages. Toxicol Pathol. 2000;28:705-15 pubmed
    ..Thus, zebrafish are a valuable model system in which to study mechanistic aspects of the carcinogenesis process...
  19. Syed S, Martin A, Haupt H, Arenas Elliot C, Brooks J. Angiostatin receptor annexin II in vascular tumors including angiosarcoma. Hum Pathol. 2007;38:508-13 pubmed
    ..ANX2 reactivity may be the basis of treatment for a variety of benign tumors, especially in pediatric patients, and may offer a new and potentially less toxic therapy for angiosarcoma. ..
  20. Jeltsch M, Tammela T, Alitalo K, Wilting J. Genesis and pathogenesis of lymphatic vessels. Cell Tissue Res. 2003;314:69-84 pubmed
    ..Here, we give an overview of the structure, function, and development of the lymphatics, with special emphasis on the recently discovered lymphangiogenic growth factors...
  21. Fukunaga M. Intravenous tufted angioma. APMIS. 2000;108:287-92 pubmed
  22. Tartaglia F, Minisola S, Sgueglia M, Blasi S, Brunelli D, Degli Effetti E, et al. Tumor-induced hypophosphatemic osteomalacia associated with tertiary hyperparathyroidism: a case report. G Chir. 2006;27:9-13 pubmed
    ..Therefore we want to stress the importance of In111-octreotide scintigraphy in detecting tumours, rich in somatostatin receptors, in presence of an hypophosphatemic syndrome. ..
  23. Bioulac Sage P, Laumonier H, Laurent C, Blanc J, Balabaud C. Benign and malignant vascular tumors of the liver in adults. Semin Liver Dis. 2008;28:302-14 pubmed publisher
    ..The prognosis of angiosarcoma remains dismal. Designing a worldwide database that contains all data about patients with these rare diseases is recommended. ..
  24. Kairi Vassilatou E, Grapsa D, Kontogianni Katsarou K, Smyrniotis V, Hasiakos D, Agatha A. Clinicopathological features of unusual vascular lesions of the pelvis, retroperitoneum and colon in females: a report of five cases and review of the literature. Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 2006;27:250-5 pubmed
    ..The recent literature on the subject is also briefly reviewed. ..
  25. Tsuda H, Ishikawa H, Asayama K, Saito T, Endo S, Mizutani T. Abducens nerve palsy and Horner syndrome due to metastatic tumor in the cavernous sinus. Intern Med. 2005;44:644-6 pubmed
    ..This is the first case of combination of abducens nerve palsy and ipsilateral Horner syndrome due to metastasis from parotid carcinoma to the cavernous sinus...
  26. Lerut J, Weber M, Orlando G, Dutkowski P. Vascular and rare liver tumors: a good indication for liver transplantation?. J Hepatol. 2007;47:466-75 pubmed
  27. Araki K, Ohno S, Egashira A, Saeki H, Kawaguchi H, Sugimachi K. Pathologic features of superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma with lymph node and distal metastasis. Cancer. 2002;94:570-5 pubmed
    ..Treatment strategies for patients with superficial esophageal carcinoma, including EMR, should take the above findings into account. ..
  28. Akiyama T, Hamazaki S, Monobe Y, Nishimura H, Irei I, Sadahira Y. Sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor 1 is a useful adjunct for distinguishing vascular neoplasms from morphological mimics. Virchows Arch. 2009;454:217-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on this study, S1P(1) may be a useful adjunct to CD31 in cases where a vascular neoplasm requires a differential diagnosis. ..
  29. Kotooka N, Nagaya N, Tanaka R. Pulmonary artery sarcoma. Heart. 2003;89:1388 pubmed
  30. Debelenko L, Perez Atayde A, Mulliken J, Liang M, Archibald T, Kozakewich H. D2-40 immunohistochemical analysis of pediatric vascular tumors reveals positivity in kaposiform hemangioendothelioma. Mod Pathol. 2005;18:1454-60 pubmed
    ..Further studies are necessary to define the identity of the D2-40 antigen and to elucidate the biologic significance of its selective lymphothelial reactivity.. ..
  31. Barrio V, Drolet B. Treatment of hemangiomas of infancy. Dermatol Ther. 2005;18:151-9 pubmed
    ..This review highlights the treatments currently in use and the factors that direct treatment. ..
  32. Abul Kasim K, Thurnher M, McKeever P, Sundgren P. Intradural spinal tumors: current classification and MRI features. Neuroradiology. 2008;50:301-14 pubmed
    ..This comprehensive review focuses on the current classification, clinical symptoms, and MRI features of the more common intradural extramedullary and intramedullary neoplastic lesions. This review does not include extradural lesions...
  33. Higgins J, Montgomery K, Wang L, Domanay E, Warnke R, Brooks J, et al. Expression of FKBP12 in benign and malignant vascular endothelium: an immunohistochemical study on conventional sections and tissue microarrays. Am J Surg Pathol. 2003;27:58-64 pubmed
    ..In addition, our findings may explain the toxic effects of FK506 on vascular endothelium of the kidney. ..
  34. Salazard B, Philandrianos C. [Children's tumors of the hand]. Chir Main. 2008;27 Suppl 1:S185-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Many other benign soft-tissue and cutaneous tumors can be seen (ganglion cyst, naevus, fibroma...). The surgeon must know the signs, evolution and the treatment of these tumors...
  35. Heyer C, Lemburg S, Kagel T, Laczkovics A, Kuhnen C, Nicolas V. [Misdiagnosis of a Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava as a renal cell carcinoma]. Urologe A. 2004;43:64-8 pubmed
    ..This is essential for successful operative therapy...
  36. Carvalho T, Naydan D, Nunes T, Pinto C, Peleteiro M. Immunohistochemical evaluation of vascular urinary bladder tumors from cows with enzootic hematuria. Vet Pathol. 2009;46:211-21 pubmed publisher
    ..The cell cycle regulatory pathways involving cyclin D1 and p53 seem to be impaired in endothelial urinary bladder tumors, p53 immunoreactivity positively correlating with enhanced invasion...
  37. Levine N. Purple papule on the ear. Geriatrics. 2002;57:52 pubmed
  38. Chou Y, Chiou H, Tiu C, Chiang J, Chang C, Yu C. Sonographic appearance of lipoma of the inferior vena cava. J Clin Ultrasound. 2001;29:359-62 pubmed
    ..Histopathologic analysis following a sonographically guided biopsy of the liver nodule revealed hepatocellular carcinoma, which was treated by percutaneous ethanol injection...
  39. Fleming A, Smith P. Vascular cell tumors of the hand in children. Hand Clin. 2000;16:609-24 pubmed
    ..Small lesions may generally be simply excised, whereas larger lesions often remain a problem...
  40. Chaabouni S, Zouari I, Chtourou I, Gouiaa N, Ayadi L, Charfi S, et al. [Intimal sarcoma of the aorta: a case report]. Ann Pathol. 2008;28:229-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The main problem raised by intimal sarcoma lies in its poor differentiation or lack of differentiation. Thus, the pathologist must perform a phenotypic analysis as complete as possible of this tumor...
  41. Yeh S, Wilson D. Pars plana vitrectomy and endoresection of a retinal vasoproliferative tumor. Arch Ophthalmol. 2010;128:1196-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This surgical technique may be valuable in select patients to differentiate between retinal vasoproliferative tumors and VHL disease-associated retinal hemangioblastomas for diagnostic, therapeutic, and counseling purposes...
  42. Gridley T. Notch signaling in vascular development and physiology. Development. 2007;134:2709-18 pubmed
    ..Defects in Notch signaling also cause inherited vascular and cardiovascular diseases. In this review, I summarize recent findings and discuss the growing relevance of Notch pathway modulation for therapeutic applications in disease...
  43. Pamir M, Peker S, Ozek M, Dincer A. Intraoperative MR imaging: preliminary results with 3 tesla MR system. Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2006;98:97-100 pubmed
    ..Aim of this study is to present the initial clinical experience with 3 tesla intraoperative MR (ioMR)...
  44. Kleinman M, Blei F, Gurtner G. Circulating endothelial progenitor cells and vascular anomalies. Lymphat Res Biol. 2005;3:234-9 pubmed
    ..In this review, we discuss early studies that have investigated stem/progenitor cell involvement in the pathophysiology of infantile hemangioma and other congenital vascular anomalies...
  45. Kanjanauthai S, Kanluen T, Ray C. Pulmonary artery sarcoma masquerading as saddle pulmonary embolism. Heart Lung Circ. 2008;17:417-9 pubmed
  46. Takahashi N, Yoshida T, Takeuchi Y, Kuwahara M, Nakashima N, Chiba Y, et al. Malignant myopericytoma-like tumor in a Fischer rat. Toxicol Pathol. 2008;36:738-42 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that the most appropriate term for diagnosis of the present case could be a malignant myopericytoma...
  47. Gemmete J, Ansari S, McHugh J, Gandhi D. Embolization of vascular tumors of the head and neck. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2009;19:181-98, Table of Contents pubmed publisher
    ..Use of meticulous technique and a thorough knowledge of functional anatomy of the head and neck vasculature are essential...
  48. Ferrari A, Casanova M, Bisogno G, Cecchetto G, Meazza C, Gandola L, et al. Malignant vascular tumors in children and adolescents: a report from the Italian and German Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cooperative Group. Med Pediatr Oncol. 2002;39:109-14 pubmed
    ..We report on a series of 18 children who had malignant vascular tumors, treated from 1980 to 2000 by the Italian and German Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cooperative Group...
  49. Kokawa K, Yamoto M, Yata C, Mabuchi Y, Umesaki N. Postmenopausal intravenous leiomyomatosis with high levels of estradiol and estrogen receptor. Obstet Gynecol. 2002;100:1124-6 pubmed
    ..Intravenous leiomyomatosis is a rare variant of leiomyoma...
  50. Siemann D, Shi W. Targeting the tumor blood vessel network to enhance the efficacy of radiation therapy. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2003;13:53-61 pubmed
    ..The application of such strategies as adjuvants to conventional radiation treatments offers unique opportunities to develop more effective cancer therapies...
  51. Johann A, Aguiar M, do Carmo M, Gomez R, Castro W, Mesquita R. Sclerotherapy of benign oral vascular lesion with ethanolamine oleate: an open clinical trial with 30 lesions. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2005;100:579-84 pubmed
    ..The objective of this study was to report and discuss the results from treatment of benign oral vascular lesions with ethanolamine oleate...
  52. Muller A, Chromik A, Bolik B, Muller K, Mittelkotter U. [Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava. Review of a rare disease]. Pathologe. 2005;26:153-8 pubmed
    ..The resected tumour showed the histological signs of a well differentiated, progesterone positive leiomyosarcoma. The case is discussed on the data of the reviewed literature...
  53. Damato B. Vasoproliferative retinal tumour. Br J Ophthalmol. 2006;90:399-400 pubmed
  54. Iguchi T, Miyazawa K, Okabe S, Kawakubo K, Shimamoto T, Kuriyama Y, et al. [Relapse of diffuse large B cell lymphoma to CD20-negative multiple cutaneous tumors immediately after anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody (rituximab) therapy]. Rinsho Ketsueki. 2004;45:1129-34 pubmed
    ..A CD20 negative-clone selected by rituximab therapy appeared to have expanded in this case...
  55. Manning T, Smoller B, Horn T, El Darouti M, Marzouk S, Hadidi H, et al. Evaluation of anti-thrombomodulin antibody as a tumor marker for vascular neoplasms. J Cutan Pathol. 2004;31:652-6 pubmed
    ..All have their limitations, and we sought to compare the utility of anti-TM antibody as a marker for several types of vascular neoplasms vs. previously established endothelial markers...
  56. Hervella M, Iglesias M. [Vascular tumors as syndromic indicators]. An Sist Sanit Navar. 2004;27 Suppl 1:33-44 pubmed
    ..Finally, there are two vascular neoplasms of rapid and invasive growth - kaposiform haemangioendothelioma and angioblastoma or tufted angioma - which, unlike infantile haemangioma, are markers for the Kasabach-Merritt syndrome...
  57. Nibbs R, Kriehuber E, Ponath P, Parent D, Qin S, Campbell J, et al. The beta-chemokine receptor D6 is expressed by lymphatic endothelium and a subset of vascular tumors. Am J Pathol. 2001;158:867-77 pubmed
  58. Vanwijck R, Magalon G. [Vascular anomalies. Introduction]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2006;51:261-2 pubmed
  59. Vikkula M. [Pathogenesis and genetics of vascular anomalies]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2006;51:282-6 pubmed
    ..This should provide development of new-targeted therapies...
  60. Guero S. [Vascular tumors and malformations of the limbs]. Chir Main. 2007;26:278-87 pubmed
    ..Now, every surgeon should learn and use this classification, to achieve an accurate diagnosis and to improve the management of these vascular anomalies...
  61. Timar J, Meszaros L, Orosz Z, Albini A, Raso E. WT1 expression in angiogenic tumours of the skin. Histopathology. 2005;47:67-73 pubmed
    ..BMSC are characterized by the constitutive expression of the WT1 gene and we have postulated that its expression may be maintained during the differentiation of angioblasts to endothelial cells...
  62. McMenamin M, Calonje E. Intravascular myopericytoma. J Cutan Pathol. 2002;29:557-61 pubmed
    ..Myopericytoma is a benign tumor composed of cells that show apparent differentiation towards putative perivascular myoid cells called myopericytes. It arises most commonly in the dermis or subcutaneous tissue of the extremities in adults...
  63. Rotondi M, Ercolino T, Fonte R, Lagonigro M, Leporati P, Villani L, et al. Occurrence of medullary thyroid carcinoma, bronchial carcinoid tumor, and papillary thyroid carcinoma in a family bearing the RET G691S polymorphism. J Endocrinol Invest. 2009;32:115-8 pubmed
    ..The occurrence of apparently unrelated NET in the same subject, or within a family, should be regarded as a challenge for deeper investigations into the possible oncogenic role of this genetic alteration...
  64. Goh S, Calonje E. Cutaneous vascular tumours: an update. Histopathology. 2008;52:661-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The newly introduced clinical classification of congenital haemangiomas into non-involuting and rapidly involuting variants and radiation-induced atypical vascular lesions are also reviewed...
  65. Kruger K, Wildberger J, Haage P, Landwehr P. [Diagnostic imaging of venous diseases. Part II: varicose veins, venous anomalies, and primary venous tumors]. Radiologe. 2008;48:1075-84; quiz 1085-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Primary venous tumors are rare. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are the preferred methods to demonstrate the origin and extent of this disease...
  66. Rico Aguado A, Holguín Holgado P, Cárcamo Hermoso C, Poblet E. Exuberant granulation tissue mimicking vascular tumours associated with burns. Burns. 1995;21:383-6 pubmed
    ..We discuss the clinical and histological differential diagnosis of the case presented: a disseminated variant of lobular capillary haemangioma, Kaposi's sarcoma, bacillary angiomatosis and hyperplastic granulation tissue...
  67. Gaumann A, Tews D, Mentzel T, Petrow P, Mayer E, Otto M, et al. Expression of drug resistance related proteins in sarcomas of the pulmonary artery and poorly differentiated leiomyosarcomas of other origin. Virchows Arch. 2003;442:529-37 pubmed
    ..Our findings underline the fact that multiple factors contribute to chemoresistance and that examination of a spectrum of relevant molecules is probably necessary to plan the best therapy...
  68. Walsh J, Eady J. Vascular tumors. Hand Clin. 2004;20:261-8, v-vi pubmed
    ..This article reviews three basic categories of vascular tumors in the upper extremity: benign, congenital,and malignant...
  69. Morgan M, Stevens G, Tannenbaum M, Salup R. Expression of the caveolins in dermal vascular tumors. J Cutan Pathol. 2001;28:24-8 pubmed
    ..A minority of cases, however, pose a vexing diagnostic dilemma. Recent studies suggest that caveolin, a scaffolding cell membrane protein, may prove helpful in predicting the biologic behavior of endothelial-derived neoplasms...
  70. Connor S, Flis C, Langdon J. Vascular masses of the head and neck. Clin Radiol. 2005;60:856-68 pubmed
  71. Groot D, Rao J, Johnston P, Nakatsui T. Algorithm for using a long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser in the treatment of deep cutaneous vascular lesions. Dermatol Surg. 2003;29:35-42 pubmed
    ..New laser systems offer greater potential to treat these difficult lesions, but the lack of specific treatment guidelines has restricted consistent success...
  72. Kutok J, Fletcher C. Splenic vascular tumors. Semin Diagn Pathol. 2003;20:128-39 pubmed
    ..This overview describes the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of splenic vascular tumors as presently understood...
  73. Tateishi U, Gladish G, Kusumoto M, Hasegawa T, Yokoyama R, Tsuchiya R, et al. Chest wall tumors: radiologic findings and pathologic correlation: part 2. Malignant tumors. Radiographics. 2003;23:1491-508 pubmed
    ..The article reviews the clinical and imaging features of the most common malignant chest wall tumors and presents images collected at a single cancer referral center...
  74. Ji J, Hemminki K. Familial blood vessel tumors and subsequent cancers. Ann Oncol. 2007;18:1260-7 pubmed
    ..Population-based data on the familial risk for vascular tumors are largely lacking. Such data are important for clinical counseling and cancer genetics...
  75. Sridhar S, Kuruvilla K. Kasabach-Merritt syndrome. Indian Pediatr. 2005;42:1045-6 pubmed
  76. Dwivedi M, Misra S. Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome causing upper GI hemorrhage: a novel management approach and review. Gastrointest Endosc. 2002;55:943-6 pubmed
  77. Chan S, Arifi A, Chan A, Chan A, Ma B. An unusual cause of superior vena cava obstruction. Thorax. 2006;61:182 pubmed
  78. Appleton M, Attanoos R, Jasani B. Thrombomodulin as a marker of vascular and lymphatic tumours. Histopathology. 1996;29:153-7 pubmed
    ..We recommend the assessment of thrombomodulin expression in the differential diagnosis of malignant vasoformative neoplasms and in the detection of lymphatic endothelium for evidence of tumour permeation...
  79. Katodritou E, Speletas M, Pouli A, Tsitouridis J, Zervas K, Terpos E. Successful treatment of extramedullary plasmacytoma of the cavernous sinus using a combination of intermediate dose of thalidomide and dexamethasone. Acta Haematol. 2007;117:20-3 pubmed
  80. Avallone G, Helmbold P, Caniatti M, Stefanello D, Nayak R, Roccabianca P. The spectrum of canine cutaneous perivascular wall tumors: morphologic, phenotypic and clinical characterization. Vet Pathol. 2007;44:607-20 pubmed
    ..Before canine PWTs are assimilated into one prognostic category, a consistent classification and characterization of their biology is necessary. As proposed in humans, HEP should also be considered a diagnosis of exclusion in dogs...
  81. Ali S, O Donnell A, Balu D, Pohl M, Seyler M, Mohamed S, et al. High levels of oestrogen receptor-alpha in tumorigenesis: inhibition of cell growth and angiogenic factors. Cell Prolif. 2001;34:223-31 pubmed
    ..The results shown here demonstrate that a higher level of oestrogen receptor-alpha in the cell, through its effect on certain angiogenic factors, may play a role in the control of angiogenesis...
  82. Shah A, Grant I. Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (Masson's tumour) causing a soft-tissue mass in the upper limb. Hand Surg. 2010;15:31-3 pubmed
    ..Rapid differentiation between these two differing pathologies is the most important part of the initial management of this problem. We report a case of Masson's tumour presenting in a 32-year-old woman as a painful lump around her elbow...
  83. Zeidman A, Horowitz A, Fradin Z, Cohen A, Wolfson L, Elimelech O. Fulminant intravascular lymphoma presenting as fever of unknown origin. Leuk Lymphoma. 2004;45:1691-3 pubmed
    ..The patient was treated with CHOP protocol and received the first course but the aggressive disease led to the patient's death...
  84. Canataroglu A, Gumurdulu Y, Gumurdulu D, Balal M, Tuncer I, Sagliker Y. Coexistence of cystic intra-abdominal lymphangiomas and diffuse venous haemangiomas in adult life. Neth J Med. 2003;61:95-7 pubmed
    ..We also emphasise the other clinical conditions that should be considered in the differential diagnosis...
  85. Bruder E, Perez Atayde A, Jundt G, Alomari A, Rischewski J, Fishman S, et al. Vascular lesions of bone in children, adolescents, and young adults. A clinicopathologic reappraisal and application of the ISSVA classification. Virchows Arch. 2009;454:161-79 pubmed publisher
    ..Standardized nomenclature is critical for scientific communication and patient management, and we hereby recommend the ISSVA classification be applied to vascular lesions of bone, just as for skin, soft tissue, and viscera...
  86. Weitten T, Rozan Rodier S, Guiot P, Andres E, Mootien Y. Multiorgan failure caused by intravascular lymphoma: a highly rare and malignant hemopathy mimicking multisystemic disease. South Med J. 2008;101:952-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite the heterogeneous presentation of this lymphoma, some clinical and biological investigations should prevail clinicians to do tissue biopsy which is required to make the diagnosis...
  87. Wang Q. Update on the molecular genetics of vascular anomalies. Lymphat Res Biol. 2005;3:226-33 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, these studies have identified critical genes involved in vascular morphogenesis, and provided fundamental understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying vasculogenesis and angiogenesis...
  88. Ordonez N. Podoplanin: a novel diagnostic immunohistochemical marker. Adv Anat Pathol. 2006;13:83-8 pubmed
    ..This article reviews the current information on the applications of podoplanin immunostaining in surgical pathology...
  89. Ide F, Mishima K, Yamada H, Saito I, Horie N, Shimoyama T, et al. Perivascular myoid tumors of the oral region: a clinicopathologic re-evaluation of 35 cases. J Oral Pathol Med. 2008;37:43-9 pubmed
    ..It has been suggested that MPC forms a morphologic continuum with glomus tumor (GT), solitary myofibroma (SMF), and angioleiomyoma (ALM). This proposed relationship has not yet been assessed in the oral region...
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