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Infantile hemangioendothelioma of the liver

Infantile hemangioendothelioma of the liver,10.1002/hep.1840200108,Hepatology,Dena M. Selby,J. Thomas Stocker,Myron A. Waclawiw,Charles L. Hitchcock,K

Infantile hemangioendothelioma of the liver   (Citations: 6)
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Journal: Hepatology , vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 39-45, 1994
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    • ...EDITORIAL the first 6 months of life [13]. The type 1 histologic pattern was exclusively observed in more than 70% of cases and included type 2 areas in another 20% of cases...

    Louis P. Dehner. The Challenges of Vasoformative Tumors of the Liver in Children

    • ...Cutaneous as well as visceral hemangiomas frequently accompany IH of the liver [3]...

    N. Kanaiet al. Infantile hemangioendothelioma of the liver associated with anomalous ...

    • ...nfantile hepatic hemangioendothelioma (IHH) is rarely reported because of the low incidence of this tumor, which is estimated to be about 1/20,000. (1)...
    • ...IHH appears to be a histologically benign tumor that may have a poor outcome because of severe complications. (1)...
    • ...Congestive heart failure (CHF) was evident in 15% and liver failure in 2% of infants with this disease. (1)...
    • ...In general, a non-complicated tumor may spontaneously regress, but most fatalities occur in patients whose initial presentation is intractable heart failure. (1)...
    • ...There is a tendency for female predominance in gender distribution with a ratio varying from 1.3:1 to 2:1. (1)...
    • ...Clinical features of IHH mainly depend on the tumor size and location, (1,5)...
    • ...(83%), an abdominal mass (66%), skin hemangioma (65%), anorexia, vomiting (25%), and failure to thrive (25%). (1,5)...
    • ...But cases with heart failure experience a high mortality rate. (1,5)...
    • ...Dilation of hepatic arteries and recirculation of blood back to right heart may lead to overt heart failure (58%). (1,5)...

    Chung-Ching Luet al. Infantile Hepatic Hemangioendothelioma Presenting as Early Heart Failu...

    • ...The incidence of infantile haemangioendothelioma is higher in girls (female to male ratios ranging from 1.3:1 to 2:1), and 85% of cases present in the first six months of life (5)...

    A S C Chinget al. Clinics in Diagnostic Imaging (89)

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