Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2010 , Vol 1, Issue 2
A Very Rare Vascular Pathology: Intravascular Fasciitis (Pseudosarcoma) and Surgical Therapy
Sahin Senay1, Cem Alhan1, Hasan Karabulut1, Selçuk Bilgi2, Alp Dinçer3, Fevzi Toraman1
1Acıbadem Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye
2Acıbadem Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Patoloji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye
3Acıbadem Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Radyoloji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye
Intravascular fasciitis is a benign reactive myofibrobastic proliferation originating from deep or superficial fascia. It is a rare pathology and may affect small and medium sized arteries and veins. Vascular penetration may be progressive, and the pathology may be misdiagnosed as malignant disease.

This report describes a case with intravascular fasciitis in left subclavian vein and its successfull treatment with surgical excision Keywords : Vascular surgery, vascular tumor