Hepatic Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma in an Eight Year Old - A Case Report

Geetha Vasudevan, Bhavna Nayal, Bhawna Nagel, Lakshmi Rao

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Hepatic epithelioid haemangio-endothelioma (HEHE) is a rare vascular tumour of endothelial origin. The etiology of this tumour is unknown and has a variable clinical outcome. It usually affects adults and is extremely rare in children. Histologically, HEHE is characterized by epithelioid to dendritic tumour cells with intracytoplasmic lumina containing RBCs and a myxoid to sclerotic stroma. Being a rare entity, awareness and a high degree of suspicion is required to correctly identify this tumour. We report a case of hepatic hemangioendothelioma in an 8-year-old child.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)FD01-FD02
JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 05-12-2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Clinical Biochemistry


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