Cutaneous Vascular Tumors

  • Ximena Wortsman
  • Laura Carreño
  • Claudia Morales


Vascular tumors comprise a wide spectrum of lesions. Sonography can support the diagnosis and provide anatomical data on their location, thickness, and degree of vascularity, among other features. Benign and malignant vascular entities are reviewed in this chapter and include: angiokeratomas, kaposiform hemangioendothelioma, glomus tumor, pyogenic granuloma, epithelioid hemangioma, cutaneous angiomyxoma, cutaneous angiosarcomas, and Kaposi’s sarcoma, besides other conditions.


Glomus Tumor Venous Malformation Color Doppler Imaging Glomus Cell Pyogenic Granuloma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ximena Wortsman
    • 1
  • Laura Carreño
    • 2
  • Claudia Morales
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Institute for Diagnostic Imaging and Research of the Skin and Soft Tissues, Clinica ServetUniversity of ChileProvidencia, SantiagoChile
  2. 2.Department of Pathology, Dermopathology Section, Hospital Clinico U. Chile, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of ChileSantiagoChile

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