Cutaneous angiosarcoma: report of three different and typical cases admitted in a unique dermatology clinic.
- Aline Neves Freitas Cabral,
- Rafael Henrique Rocha,
- Ana Cristina Vervloet do Amaral,
- Karina Bittencourt Medeiros,
- Paulo Sérgio Emerich Nogueira,
- Lucia Martins Diniz
An Bras Dermatol 2017 Mar-Apr;92(2):235-238
Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (Ufes) - Vitória (ES), Brazil.
Angiosarcoma is a rare and aggressive tumor with high rates of metastasis and relapse. It shows a particular predilection for the skin and superficial soft tissues. We report three distinct and typical cases of angiosarcoma that were diagnosed in a single dermatology clinic over the course of less than a year: i) Angiosarcoma in lower limb affected by chronic lymphedema, featuring Stewart-Treves syndrome; ii) a case of the most common type of angiosarcoma loated in the scalp and face of elderly man and; iii) a skin Angiosarcoma in previously irradiated breast. Read More