Virchows Archiv

, Volume 448, Issue 3, pp 366–368 | Cite as

Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (epithelioid haemangioma) occurring within multiple deep lymph nodes and presenting with weight loss and raised CA-125 levels

  • R. K. Hejmadi
  • D. Gey van Pittius
  • M. Stephens
  • R. Chasty
  • M. Braithwaite
Case Report

Abstract

We report a case of angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (epithelioid haemangioma) involving multiple deep mediastinal, abdominal and intramammary lymph nodes in a 52-year-old woman with weight loss and raised CA-125 levels. The unusual clinical presentation with raised CA-125 levels and its occurrence within multiple deep visceral lymph nodes has never been reported in literature.

Keywords

Epithelioid haemangioma Raised CA-125 Vascular lesion 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. K. Hejmadi
    • 1
  • D. Gey van Pittius
    • 2
  • M. Stephens
    • 2
  • R. Chasty
    • 2
  • M. Braithwaite
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of HistopathologyCentral Pathology Laboratory, University Hospital of North StaffordshireStoke-on-TrentUK
  2. 2.University Hospital of North StaffordshireStoke-on-TrentUK

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