Posterior-anterior view of the chest using contrastenhanced computerized tomography. There are multiple soft tissue nodules ranging in size from 1 to 2.5 cm and extending over an area of 12 cm. These include heterogeneous mixed lytic and sclerotic lesions involving the ribs. 

Posterior-anterior view of the chest using contrastenhanced computerized tomography. There are multiple soft tissue nodules ranging in size from 1 to 2.5 cm and extending over an area of 12 cm. These include heterogeneous mixed lytic and sclerotic lesions involving the ribs. 

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In this case study, a 33-year-old male presented initially to our clinic in 1989 with a soft tissue mass on his left posterior chest wall that had previously been debulked 3 times beginning in 1973. Pathology from these previous excisions confirmed a spindle cell hemangioendothelioma. Following the previous excisions, the mass recurred and slowly i...

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... Surgery Case In 2015, a repeat CT and MRI confirmed significant change from previous imaging and no evidence of metastases or local invasion suggestive of invasive cancer (Figure 1). The mass had doubled over 20 years (Figures 2 and 3). ...