European Journal of Dermatology


Involvement of Weibel-Palade bodies in Kaposiform haemangioendothelioma Volume 33, numéro 5, September-October 2023


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1 Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine of Sensory and Motor Organs Tottori University, Japan
2 Department of Dermatology, National Defense Medical College, Japan
3 Department of Dermatology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan

Case 1 was a six-month-old Japanese female infant who was referred to us for evaluation of an erythematous plaque on her left lower extremity that had appeared at the age of two months. Physical examination showed an erythematous plaque, 75 x 40 mm in size, with small nodules on the left limb (figure 1A). Histopathological examination showed numerous irregularly dilated and anastomosing branching vessels (figure 1B). The vessels were lined by a thin, flattened endothelium with a somewhat glomeruloid [...]