A rare case report of rib hemangioma mimicking a malignant bone tumor or metastatic tumor

Akira Haro, Akira Nagashima

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Abstract

Hemangioma of the rib is a rare benign vascular tumor. This benign disease induces osteolytic changes, and must be distinguished from a malignant bone tumor or metastatic tumor. Definitive diagnosis is achieved by excision biopsy or histological examination after surgical resection in many cases. We here in present a rare case of hemangioma of the rib.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-145
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Volume16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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