Hemangioma related to Maffucci syndrome in a man: a case report
Introduction Maffucci syndrome is a rare clinical entity (approximately 200 cases have been reported in the medical literature) with a
combined occurrence of multiple enchondromas and vascular tumors.
Case presentation The case of a 43-year-old Japanese man with multiple chondromas and hemangiomas (Maffucci syndrome) is reported. One of the
hemangiomas was removed and examined pathologically. The morphological picture was an admixture of cavernous hemangioma and
spindle cell hemangioma without cytological atypia or mitosis. Sheets of vacuolated endothelial cells were also observed.
Conclusion A rare case of hemangioma associated with Maffucci syndrome, focusing on the pathologic nature of the submitted tissue, is