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Category: Cystic angiomatosis

Cystic angiomatosis of the bone appearing as intrathoracic lung masses: DISCUSSION (5)

There is no specific treatment for the bony lesions. Local radiation and chemotherapy have been used in progressive cases without any change in the clinical course of the disease. Corrective orthopedic procedures and treatment of pathological fractures are indicated. buy Read More

Cystic angiomatosis of the bone appearing as intrathoracic lung masses: DISCUSSION (4)

The pathogenesis is not well understood but seems to favour the theory that these cystic lesions are the result of vascular malformations of congenital origin rather than representing true neoplasms , and that the osteolytic lesions are the result of Read More

Cystic angiomatosis of the bone appearing as intrathoracic lung masses: DISCUSSION (3)

The pathological diagnosis of CAB should be made in association with typical radiographic findings and clinical features; it has been found that of all the bones that appear to be involved, the rib provides the highest diagnostic yield . Macroscopically, Read More

Cystic angiomatosis of the bone appearing as intrathoracic lung masses: DISCUSSION (1)

Cystic angiomatosis of the bone is a rare but pathologically distinct entity characterized by multiple cysts scattered diffusely throughout the skeleton, which are often associated with similar changes in other tissues, notably the spleen. A wide variety of diagnostic terms Read More

Cystic angiomatosis of the bone appearing as intrathoracic lung masses (1)

Cystic angiomatosis of the bone (CAB) is a rare, multi-centric disease that involves both the vascular and lymphatic systems, producing diffuse cystic lesions in the skeleton that are often accompanied by visceral involvement, especially the spleen. As of 1999, 56 Read More