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Spindle cell hemangioma

Disease definition

Spindle cell hemangioma (SCH), also known as spindle cell hemangioendothelioma, is a rare benign vascular tumor either solitary or multiple, characterized by cavernous blood vessels separated by spindle cells reminiscent of those in Kaposi’s sarcoma and located in the dermis and subcutis.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Spindle cell hemangioendothelioma
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Childhood, Adolescent, Adult, Elderly
  • ICD-10: D18.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C1304508
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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