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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

Lymphangitic Carcinomatosis

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“Certain Caners Spread By Plugging The LLymphatics”

  1. Cervix
  2. Colon
  3. Stomach
  4. Breast
  5. Pancreas
  6. Thyroid
  7. Lung
  8. Larynx
  • Invasion of lymphatic channels by tumor
  • Retrograde lymphatic flow with dilation of lymphatic channels, interstitial deposits and fibrosis
  • fine reticulonodular opacities and thickened septal lines, bronchial cuffing
  • Associated subpleural edema or pleural effusion
  • Extrathoracic tumors usually bilateral
  • bronchogenic carcinoma usually unilateral

Written by lmwong

April 8, 2008 at 3:32 am