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Forum Name: Miscellaneous Cancer Topics

Question: endovascular papillary angioendothelioma(dabska's tumor)

 faliawan - Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:22 am

My relative has an endovascular papillary angioendothelioma(dabska's tumor)in the right ring fingure.I want to know the cause of this disease?what should be the treatment?is it dangerous?please reply soon.
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Thu Sep 24, 2009 12:29 pm

User avatar Hello,The Dabska tumour is a low grade angiosarcoma meaning,a tumour of blood vessel lining mainly occuring on superficial structures like skin in children.It is very rare.The tumour is locally invasive.Based on the long term good prognosis classified as a borderline vascular tumour.Treatment is surgical.

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