Vascular anomaly cases for the pediatric hematologist oncologists—An interdisciplinary review

Denise M. Adams*, Leonardo R. Brandão, Caitlin M. Peterman, Anita Gupta, Manish Patel, Steven Fishman, Cameron C. Trenor

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Abstract

Vascular anomalies (VAs) are classified as tumors or malformations depending on their clinical characteristics, pathological diagnosis, and genomic information. Diagnosis can be challenging because of the heterogeneity of clinical presentation; thus, the best diagnosis and care are provided by an interdisciplinary team of specialists. Over the past 10 years, an increasing number of pediatric hematologist/oncologists are caring for patients with VAs secondary to new medical therapy options and clinical trials. This paper focuses on complicated VA issues often seen by the pediatric hematologist/oncologist. The paper reviews clinical pearls on diagnosis, histology, radiology, and treatment options.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere26716
JournalPediatric Blood and Cancer
Volume65
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • congenital hemangioma
  • kaposiform hemangioendothelioma
  • kaposiform lymphangiomatosis
  • lymphatic anomalies
  • vascular anomaly
  • vascular malformation
  • vascular tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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