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Samin Alavi  (Alavi S) 1 Article
Case Report
Multifocal kaposiform hemangioendothelioma of soft tissue with bilateral pulmonary involvement in an adolescent
Roxana Azma, Samin Alavi, Maliheh Khoddami, Mohammad Taghi Arzanian, Armin Nourmohammad, Sadaf Esteghamati
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2014;57(11):500-504.   Published online November 30, 2014

Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma (KHE) is a rare, locally aggressive vascular tumor of intermediate malignancy with resemblance to Kaposi sarcoma. It occurs predominantly in pediatric age groups as a cutaneous lesion with focal infiltration into the adjacent soft tissue and bone. Although visceral involvement is very uncommon, several cases with bone, retroperitoneal, or mediastinal involvement have been described. KHE has been reported...

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