Sacral haemangioma (huge)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Fat poor sacral haemangioma.

Case Discussion

Sacral tumour: intraosseus haemangioma.  

Final Diagnosis Comment:  

The sections show a soft tissue proliferation composed of a myxoid spindle cell matrix within which are dispersed vascular structures of varying dimeter and thicknesses, typical of a hemangioma. The spindle cell matrix is considered reactive and coexists with fresh hemorrhage and hemosiderin deposition. The lesional tissue is present at the biopsy margins. 

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Case information

rID: 7200
Published: 16th Sep 2009
Last edited: 4th Apr 2018
Tag: spine
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