Sclerosing angiomatoid nodular transformation of the spleen is a rare benign vascular lesion with extensive sclerosis and unknown aetiology. Although its pathogenesis is not clear, it has been postulated that it may represent a peculiar hamartomatous transformation of red pulp in response to an exaggerated non-neoplastic stromal proliferation. However, it is unclear whether SANT is the end stage of a variety of benign splenic conditions including inflammatory pseudotumour, hamartoma or hematoma. Considering that the lesion is benign, splenectomy is curative. We report a new case of SANT, discussing differential diagnosis, immunohistochemical profile and pathogenesis.
|Titolo:||A case of sclerosing angiomatoid nodular transformation of the spleen|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2013|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|