International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | General Surgery | India | Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022


Adult-Onset Angioblastoma of Nagakawa: A Rare Case Report

Dr. Samit Doshi | Dr. Ali Reza [2] | Dr. Deepak Holkar | Dr. Rohit Sonawane | Dr. Shaunak Saha | Dr. Mohit Vardey | Dr. Megh Desai


Abstract: Tufted angioma is a rare vascular tumor commonly localized in the skin and subcutaneous tissue and is characterized by slow angiomatous proliferation. It was first recognized in Japanese literature as ?Angioblastoma of Nagakawa?, a benign progressive angioma, with a variable clinical presentation. Herein, we report a case of an adult-onset Angioblastoma of Nagakawa or Tufted angioma localized over the right upper abdomen in a 41 year- old male. This case report demonstrates a rare incidence. As evident by this case report, tufted angioma although not described over the abdomen before, should be considered as a differential diagnosis of other benign vascular lesions.


Keywords: Tufted angioma, Angioblastoma of Nagakawa, Progressive capillary hemangioma


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022,


Pages: 618 - 621


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