John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


A case of cutaneous angiosarcoma successfully treated with eribulin Volume 28, numéro 3, May-June 2018


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Department of Dermatology, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan

A 67-year-old Japanese woman was referred to our hospital in July 2007 because of rapid expansion of a scalp tumour (figure 1A). A skin biopsy revealed proliferation of malignant cells expressing CD31 and D2-40, and the diagnosis of cutaneous angiosarcoma was made. Computed tomography did not detect lymph node or visceral metastasis. The patient received 12 cycles of docetaxel, achieving complete remission. In September 2011, four years after the first admission, she developed right cervical lymph [...]