Radiology Notes

My notes during radiology residency, fellowship, and beyond…

Vascular Anomalies, ISSVA Classification

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2 categories: vascular tumors or vascular malformations. Distinction determines therapy.

Vascular Tumors

  • infantile hemangiomas: grow rapidly after birth, GLUT1+
  • congenital hemangiomas (RICH and NICH): fully mature at birth, GLUT1-
  • Tufted angioma
  • Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma
  • Spindle cell hemangioendotheliomas
  • Dermatologic acquired vascular tumors

Vascular malformations (slow)

  • capillary malformation (port-wine stain, telangiectasia, angiokeratoma)
  • venous malformation
  • lymphatic malformation

Vascular malformations (fast)

  • arterial malformation
  • arteriovenous fistula
  • arteriovenous malformation

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Written by lmwong

April 23, 2012 at 12:57 pm

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  1. Thank you for this useful resource. Unfortunately, in clinical practice making these distinctions requires quite a bit of expertise.

    Angiologist

    May 8, 2012 at 10:24 am


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