Histiocytoid hemangioma with prominent fingernail involvement

A. Tosti, A. M. Peluso, P. A. Fanti, F. Torresan, L. Solmi, F. Bassi

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Abstract

Only 2 cases of histiocytoid hemangioma localized in the nail apparatus have been reported in the literature. We describe here a patient affected by multiple histiocytoid hemangiomas involving the 3rd right digit and fingernail. The pathological features were typical for a diagnosis of histiocytoid hemangioma showing vascular proliferation characterized by enlarged endothelial cells associated with inflammatory cells. Phenotypic characterization of the proliferating cells confirmed their vascular origin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-89
Number of pages3
JournalDermatology
Volume189
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia
  • Epithelioid hemangioma
  • Vascular tumors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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    Tosti, A., Peluso, A. M., Fanti, P. A., Torresan, F., Solmi, L., & Bassi, F. (1994). Histiocytoid hemangioma with prominent fingernail involvement. Dermatology, 189(1), 87-89. https://doi.org/10.1159/000246794