Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 3, Number 6, December 2012, pages 334-336

Pleomorphic Hyalinising Angiectatic Tumour: A Tumour Diagnosis of Suspicion


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Pre-operative photograph of lesion showing raised lesion on proximal third of right tibia.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. High power view showing diffusely infiltrative tumour which is located in the subcutaneous tissue. The tumour is composed of tightly grouped vessels with thick walls and sheets of spindled and plump neoplastic cells with abundant stippled haemosiderin within the cytoplasm. Many of the cells show marked nuclear pleomorphism and hyperchromasia (arrow) with frequent intranuclear pseudoinclusions.