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Malignant Hemangioendothelioma of Bone: REPORT OF TWO CASES AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE.

BUNDENS, WARNER D. JR.; BRIGHTON, CARL T.
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume: June 1965
Case Report

1. Two cases of malignant hemangioendothelioma of bone are presented, and the world's literature is reviewed. In all, there are thirty-four adequately documented cases of this rare primary bone tumor.

2. The clinical and roentgenographic features are non-specific.

3. The histological characteristic of this lesion is an overproduction of atypical endothelial cells that frequently form anastomosing vascular clefts.

4. Prognosis and treatment are discussed.

Copyright 1965 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated

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