Acquired giant tufted angioma: a rare entity

Sumit Sen, Anusree Gangopadhyay, Projna Biswyas, Gobinda Chatterjee, Falguni Nag


Tufted angioma is an uncommon benign vascular tumour encountered usually in infancy and early childhood. Lesions are mostly confined to the trunk and face and generally not larger than 10 cm in diameter. Our case was about an 11-year-old boy who presented with a very large, enhancing, reddish brown coloured, tender plaque on loin. Histopathology revealed circumscribed, multiple foci of closely set vascular channels giving the canon ball appearance suggestive of tufted angioma. Giant tufted angiomas are rare and hence reported.



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