What are the variants of cutaneous angiosarcoma (AS)?

Updated: Sep 04, 2018
  • Author: Maria Belén Carsi, MD, PhD, FRCS; Chief Editor: Edwin Choy, MD, PhD  more...
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Four variants of cutaneous angiosarcoma are currently recognized, as follows [19, 14] :

  • Angiosarcoma of the scalp and face
  • Angiosarcoma in the context of lymphedema (Stewart-Treves syndrome)
  • Radiation-induced angiosarcoma
  • Epithelioid angiosarcoma

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