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Dabska tumor (Endovascular papillary angioendothelioma) of testis: a case report with brief review of literature

Alka Bhatia1*, Ritambra Nada1, Yashwant Kumar1 and Prema Menon2

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1 Department of Histopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

2 Department of Pediatric surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Diagnostic Pathology 2006, 1:12  doi:10.1186/1746-1596-1-12

Published: 22 July 2006

Abstract

The Dabska tumor also known as Endovascular papillary angioendothelioma is a rare type of hemangioendothelioma characterized by intraluminal papillary endothelial structures. Most of these are superficial in location but occurrence in deeper tissues is also known. We describe case report of testicular Dabska tumor in a child presenting as inguinal hernia. To the best of our knowledge this is the first case report describing the occurrence of this rare entity in testis.