Pseudomyogenic hemangioendothelioma—A case report and review of the literature

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Pseudomyogenic hemangioendothelioma (PMH) of bone is a very rare tumor and frequently presents at multiple locations. PMH is difficult to diagnose by imaging and histopathologic features. Various and partially discordant imaging findings have been reported in case reports and small case series. We report a case of a 63-year-old man with PMH isolated to the sacrum, presenting with chronic intermittent buttock pain that was incidentally identified on imaging for acute pancreatitis. We believe that learning about PMH of bone will help to include this disease in the differential diagnosis of lytic lesions of the sacrum. Becoming aware of the various and sometimes discordant imaging findings of this rare entity is important and helpful for radiologists, pathologists, and orthopedic surgeons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1228-1232
Number of pages5
JournalRadiology Case Reports
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2019

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  • Epithelioid sarcoma-like hemangioendothelioma
  • Pseudomyogenic hemangioendothelioma
  • Sacrum
  • Vascular bone tumors


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