Hepatic Angiosarcoma

Am J Med. 1992 Aug;93(2):219-22. doi: 10.1016/0002-9343(92)90054-f.

Abstract

A patient with hepatic angiosarcoma is described. The significant aspects of this malignancy are delineated. This tumor constitutes only 2% of all primary tumors of the liver. The association with exposure to vinyl chloride and other carcinogens is reviewed. Diagnostic and therapeutic modalities are discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Hemangiosarcoma* / chemically induced
  • Hemangiosarcoma* / diagnosis
  • Hemangiosarcoma* / therapy
  • Humans
  • Liver Neoplasms* / chemically induced
  • Liver Neoplasms* / diagnosis
  • Liver Neoplasms* / therapy
  • Male
  • Vinyl Chloride / adverse effects

Substances

  • Vinyl Chloride