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Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 542594, 3 pages
Case Report

Curious Vascular Tumor

1Department of Pathology, Mohammed VI University Hospital, Marrakech, Morocco
2Department of Dermatology, Mohammed VI University Hospital, Marrakech, Morocco

Received 20 October 2012; Accepted 7 November 2012

Academic Editors: T. Berger and X.-H. Gao

Copyright © 2012 Faissal Jghaimi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Introduction. Sinusoidal hemangioma is a rare variant of acquired cavernous hemangioma predominantly occurring in females. Very few case reports have been described in the literature. Case Report. We present a case of a 46-year-old woman who noticed a slowly growing, cutaneous nodule on the left breast. Local excision of the lesion was performed and histology allowed to find a sinusoidal hemangioma. No recurrence was noticed. Conclusion. The very few reports of such a lesion in the literature reflect either rarity of such lesions or unfamiliarity of this subset among the pathologists.