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Hemangioma related with Maffucci syndrome: [report]
 Introduction:
  Maffucci syndrome is a rare clinical entity (approximately 200 cases have been reported in the medical literature) with combined occurrence of multiple enchondromas and vascular tumors. Case presentation The case of a 43-year-old Japanese man with multiple chondromas and hemangiomas (Maffucci syndrome) is reported. One of the hemangiomas was removed and examined pathologically. The morphological picture was an admixture of cavernous hemangioma and spindle cell hemangioma without cytological atypia or mitosis. Sheets of vacuolated endothelial cells were also observed. Conclusion A rare case of hemangioma associated with Maffucci syndrome, focusing on the pathologic nature of the submitted tissue is reported.
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