Angiosarcoma of the liver
A rare type of cancer that starts in the lining of blood vessels in the liver. It is generally an aggressive tumor which often metastasizes.
It is a rare fatal tumor, has been seen in workers intensively exposed to the gas vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) for prolonged periods while working in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) polymerization plants. It has also been associated with individuals exposed to arsenic-containing insecticides and Thorotrast. In dogs, hemangiosarcoma is relatively common, especially in larger breeds such as golden retrievers and Labrador retrievers.
- Asymptomatic in early stages
- Painless breast lump
- Right upper abdominal pain
- Enlarged liver
The prognosis of Angiosarcoma of the liver usually refers to the likely outcome of Angiosarcoma of the liver. The prognosis of Angiosarcoma of the liver may include the duration of Angiosarcoma of the liver, chances of complications of Angiosarcoma of the liver, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Angiosarcoma of the liver, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Angiosarcoma of the liver. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.