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Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2005 Mar;44(3):267-9.

Unusual presentation of infantile hemangioendothelioma.

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  • 1Yüzüncü Yil University Faculty of Medicine, Van, Turkey.


Infantile hemangioendothelioma is a rare benign hepatic tumor arising from mesenchymal tissue. Most of the cases present with congestive heart failure and asymptomatic abdominal mass were before 6 months of age. We described a patient with projectile vomiting, which is quite an unusual presentation. Following surgical resection, neither recurrence nor symptoms were seen in 2 years of follow-up.

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