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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 38, n° 5S
pages 837-840 (mai 1998)
Doi : 10.1016/S0190-9622(98)70470-0
Cutaneous angiosarcoma of the face: Clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of a case resembling rosacea clinically
 

Thomas Mentzel, MDa, Heinz Kutzner, MDb, Uwe Wollina, MD, PhDc
Jena and Friedrichshafen, Germany 
From the Institute of Pathologya and the Department of Dermatologyc of the University of Jena, and the Department of Dermatopathology,b Friedrichshafen, Germany 

Abstract

An unusual cutaneous angiosarcoma resembling rosacea clinically is described. A 66-year-old man presented with a red discoloration and a diffuse swelling on his nose over a 2-year period that was diagnosed as rosacea. Despite antiinflammatory treatment, the infiltration increased and, after repeated skin biopsies, the diagnosis of a well-differentiated cutaneous angiosarcoma associated with a prominent inflammatory infiltrate was considered. The neoplasm was treated by surgery. The described case emphasizes that diffuse swelling and rosacea-like clinical features should be added to the variably clinical features of cutaneous angiosarcoma. (J Am Acad Dermatol 1998;38:837-40.)

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