DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20190316

Capillary haemangioma of fallopian tube: a rare but dangerous incidental finding

Shakti Kumar Yadav, Mishika Bhoj, Sudha Salhan, Namrata Sarin, Sompal Singh

Abstract


Haemangiomas are tumors of vascular origin. They are frequently observed in soft tissue and skin. Vascular tumors of female pelvic organs are extremely rare. Although, majority of these lesions are detected incidentally, they can mimic various benign and malignant lesions clinically and radiologically. Fallopian tube capillary haemangioma is very rare benign neoplasm. Only one case of capillary haemangioma of fallopian tube has been reported. A 44-year-old female with menorrhagia, underwent hysterectomy with bilateral salpingoopherectomy. Both the fallopian tubes were grossly unremarkable. Microscopic examination revealed a well circumscribed vascular neoplasm, consistent with capillary haemangioma, CD34 immunostaining highlighted the vascular endothelium.  Although benign in nature, haemangioma of the fallopian tube can present with complications. Rupture of the haemangioma can be lethal when present with hemoperitoneum.


Keywords


Capillary, Cavernous, Fallopian tube, Hemangioma

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