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Epithelioid hemangioma of brachial artery: report of a case and review of the literature

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Epithelioid hemangioma (EH) is an uncommon benign vascular lesion, also known as angioblastic lymphoid (or angiolymphoid) hyperplasia with eosinophilia, characterized by an unclear etiopathogenesis.It usually affects young to middle-aged adults and develops in the head and neck region, as painless cutaneous or subcutaneous reddish papules or nodules.Large vessels involvement is extremely rare, and to date only two cases affecting the brachial artery have been cited in literature.In this report we present a further case of EH of the brachial artery and review the pertinent literature.
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