Case of large placental chorioangioma associated with diffuse neonatal hemangiomatosis

Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2004 May-Jun;7(3):258-61. doi: 10.1007/s10024-003-4042-1. Epub 2004 Mar 17.


Chorioangioma is the most frequent nontrophoblastic tumor of the placenta with a incidence ranging from 0.01 to 1.3%. Vascular anomalies of the placenta coincidental with infantile hemangioendothelioma (IH) of the liver are rarely described. Here we report a case of a large chorioangioma of the placenta associated with cutaneous hemangiomatosis and IH of the liver. The relationship between hemangiomas and placental chorioangioma is discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Hemangioendothelioma / pathology
  • Hemangioma / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Newborn, Diseases / pathology*
  • Liver Neoplasms / pathology
  • Placenta Diseases / complications
  • Placenta Diseases / pathology*
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / pathology*
  • Skin Neoplasms / pathology*