Metastatic cutaneous epithelioid hemangioendothelioma involving right atrium - a case report

Sandy Mpho Mosenye, Rahul Daimari, Neha Sharma, Princess Lelani Chikanda, Feng Zhou, Godfrey Mutashambara Rwegerera


Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is a rare vascular endothelial tumour with unpredictable malignant potential. The common sites involved are the lung, liver and soft tissues; with cardiac involvement being a very rare occurrence. The diagnosis of this rare vascular tumor is made by typical histopathological findings and confirmed by specific immunohistochemistry. We present a case of a patient with a long standing painless scalp lesion who presented with pulmonary symptoms and ultimately diagnosed to have metastatic cutaneous EHE involving the lungs, pericardium and right atrium.

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Case Reports in Internal Medicine

ISSN 2332-7243(Print)  ISSN 2332-7251(Online)

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