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In this section we have spot diagnoses posted on a daily basis since June 2010, now over 1700! You can review the archived cases and read the suggested diagnoses by users and the final comment by Dr Uma Sundram, the Editor-in-Chief and main spot diagnosis host. Case are uploaded each week day by 10 a.m. UK time with the correct diagnosis will generally be posted at 8 p.m. UK time. Why not view the most recent spot diagnosis and proffer a diagnosis?

Case Number : Case 4054 - 04 August 2022 Posted By: Saleem Taibjee

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2-year-old boy: Small lump noted at birth on the left chest wall. Over recent months this has become more prominent and is now violaceous and tender.

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Eman El-Nabarawy

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Tufted angioma developing Kasabach-Merrit syndrome (cosumptive coagulopathy). 

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How can I differentiate acquired tufted angioma from kaposiform hemangioendothelioma? This is always difficult for me. In this case favor KHE because of many areas with spindled and quasi-fascicular pattern. 

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