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Solid Epithelioid Hemangioma of the Heart: Report of a Case with Unusual Thread-Like Bridging Strands

Jan Koren, Michal Zamecnik.

Abstract
We present a rare case of solid epithelioid hemangioma (EH) which was found in the left atrium of the heart in a 77-year-old man. The tumor measured 20 mm. Histologically, it was composed of a solid proliferation of epithelioid endothelial cells. Some cells contained
intracytoplasmic lumina with the appearance of vacuoles. Focally, several of such cells, closely adjacent to one another, created small vascular space with thin transverse bridge of cytoplasm, resembling strongly so-called threadlike bridging strands which are typical of
adenomatoid tumor. Therefore, the adenomatoid tumor was considered in differential diagnosis of this lesion. However, immunohistochemical expressions of CD31 and ERG protein, and negative results with mesothelial markers confirmed endothelial nature of the tumor. Cardiac EH with solid pattern and with threadlike bridging strands is extremely rare lesion which should not be confused with the adenomatoid tumor.

Key words: Epithelioid hemangioma, heart, adenomatoid tumor, immunohistochemistry


 
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Koren J, Zamecnik M. Solid Epithelioid Hemangioma of the Heart: Report of a Case with Unusual Thread-Like Bridging Strands. J Interdiscip Histopathol. 2015; 3(4): 135-137. doi:10.5455/jihp.20151118112935


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Koren J, Zamecnik M. Solid Epithelioid Hemangioma of the Heart: Report of a Case with Unusual Thread-Like Bridging Strands. http://www.ejmjih.com/?mno=204042 [Access: October 18, 2018]. doi:10.5455/jihp.20151118112935


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Koren J, Zamecnik M. Solid Epithelioid Hemangioma of the Heart: Report of a Case with Unusual Thread-Like Bridging Strands. J Interdiscip Histopathol. 2015; 3(4): 135-137. doi:10.5455/jihp.20151118112935



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Koren J, Zamecnik M. Solid Epithelioid Hemangioma of the Heart: Report of a Case with Unusual Thread-Like Bridging Strands. J Interdiscip Histopathol. (2015), [cited October 18, 2018]; 3(4): 135-137. doi:10.5455/jihp.20151118112935



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Koren, J. & Zamecnik, M. (2015) Solid Epithelioid Hemangioma of the Heart: Report of a Case with Unusual Thread-Like Bridging Strands. J Interdiscip Histopathol, 3 (4), 135-137. doi:10.5455/jihp.20151118112935



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Koren, Jan, and Michal Zamecnik. 2015. Solid Epithelioid Hemangioma of the Heart: Report of a Case with Unusual Thread-Like Bridging Strands. Journal of Interdisciplinary Histopathology, 3 (4), 135-137. doi:10.5455/jihp.20151118112935



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Koren, Jan, and Michal Zamecnik. "Solid Epithelioid Hemangioma of the Heart: Report of a Case with Unusual Thread-Like Bridging Strands." Journal of Interdisciplinary Histopathology 3 (2015), 135-137. doi:10.5455/jihp.20151118112935



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Koren, Jan, and Michal Zamecnik. "Solid Epithelioid Hemangioma of the Heart: Report of a Case with Unusual Thread-Like Bridging Strands." Journal of Interdisciplinary Histopathology 3.4 (2015), 135-137. Print. doi:10.5455/jihp.20151118112935



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Koren, J. & Zamecnik, M. (2015) Solid Epithelioid Hemangioma of the Heart: Report of a Case with Unusual Thread-Like Bridging Strands. Journal of Interdisciplinary Histopathology, 3 (4), 135-137. doi:10.5455/jihp.20151118112935





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