20Jan 2020

AGGRESSIVE EPITHELIOID HEMANGIOENDOTHELIOMA OF THE THYROID: CASE REPORT

  • Department of Pathological Anatomy, Hospital Mohammed VI, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Mohammed VI, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Department of Radiology, Hospital Mohammed VI, Marrakech, Morocco
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Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) of the thyroid is an extremely rare disease only five cases have been reported in the English literature to our knowledge. We report a case of a 57 year-old male presented with hematoma and recurrent thyroid mass after total thyroidectomy. Surgical exploration revealed the presence of a hematoma with tumor recurrence at the thyroid lodges. The histopathological and immunohistochemical findings indicated an EHE of the thyroid. With the rarity of Epithelioid hemangioendotheliom of the thyroid there is no standard therapy and the prognostic factors are unclear. Curative resection may be an effective treatment, further cases and studies are needed.


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[Cornelly Ahouissoussi, Omar Oulghoul, Abdelaziz Raji, Najat Cherif Idrissi El Ganouni and Hanane Rais (2020); AGGRESSIVE EPITHELIOID HEMANGIOENDOTHELIOMA OF THE THYROID: CASE REPORT Int. J. of Adv. Res. 8 (1). 179-184] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


Cornelly AHOUISSOUSSI
Departement of anatomy pathology, CHU Mohammed VI, Marrakech

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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/10280       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/10280


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