Method. The case presented with intraoral submucosal hemangioma of the cheek was treated by intralesional injection of aethoxysklerol 3% diluted in water for. An otherwise healthy year-old female patient had painless swelling in her left buccal mucosa. No precipitating factors were identified. Pathological analysis. Althought hemangioma is considered one of the most common soft tissue tumors of the head and neck [2], it is relatively rare in the oral cavity.

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The term hemangioma described many lesions that bore little relationship to each other, apart from their being involved with vessels. Annals of Plastic Surgery. Senthil KB, Nazargi M.

Therefore, biopsy of tissue specimens is often necessary for definitive diagnosis of hemangiomas. Professional prophylaxis was done weekly for the first month and then at 4-month interval. Nemangioma hemangioma of cauda equina: They usually cover a large site, may be macular or raised and usually resolve progressively in childhood [ 23 ].

Kauffman and Kntraoral remarked that, although endothelial proliferation that can be easily mistaken hemangioam a characteristic of sarcoma is present, the endothelial layer of the lesion is composed of normal endothelial cells, the endothelial proliferation is of benign papillae pattern, and the cells show no atypia. Since there was no dysplasia in the endothelial lining, the possibility of angiosarcoma histologically was also ruled out.

A female patient aged 14 years, reported with a chief complaint of a swelling and growth on the inner side of her upper front teeth since months. However, this group of lesions was excluded from our differential diagnosis because the lesion did not blanch with pressure and needle aspiration was negative.


There are many ways to classify haemangiomas. Braz Oral Res ; Surgery and other treatment modalities are nemangioma always satisfactory and have a higher morbidity, recurrence, and complication rate. The size of hemangiomas is variable, ranging from a few millimeters to several centimeters in the form of a macule, papule, nodule, or tumor, with elastic or fibrous hemanfioma [ 8 ].

Sclerotherapy of Intraoral Superficial Hemangioma

However, the term hemangioma is still overapplied by clinicians and pathologists without regard to etiology or clinical behavior. The view of excised tissue and extracted tooth 4.

Hdmangioma, complications that arise from conventional invasive surgical procedures such as excessive postoperative bleeding compelled the use of other different therapeutic alternatives including systemic corticosteroids, laser therapy, cauterization, cryotherapy, radiotherapy, and sclerotherapy [ 412 — 14 ]. Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia Masson’s Tumor of the mouth: Post-treatment intraoral photograph Click here to view.

Oral Haemangioma

The case has proven that intralesional injection of hejangioma aethoxysklerol 0. After having undergone clinical and physical examinations and laboratory evaluation in the pathology department, she was diagnosed as having capillary hemangioma. Therefore, surgical intervention as a treatment modality for haemangioma is considered a last resort due to intraoperative bleeding, postoperative scarring, incomplete excision, recurrence, functional impairment, and surgical morbidity [ 1541 ].

In the case presented here, the patient has facial asymmetry, spontaneous bleeding, pain, mobility of tooth 4, blanching of tissue, and missing teeth.

Masson’s hemangioma: A rare intraoral presentation

The lesion was solid, without any relation to the mandible. Acute infections, such as Ludwig angina or cellulitis, which may derive from an odontogenic focus of infection, osteomyelitis, were not considered in the differential diagnosis because of the chronic nature of the condition.

No history of trauma excluded the possibility of hematoma. Experimental comparative studies of changes in the vessels.


Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. How to cite this URL: Hemangioma of the salivary gland: They may occur in the oral and maxillofacial region including gingiva, palatal mucosa, lips, jawbone, and salivary glands [ 157101516 ]. The congenital hemangioma is often present at birth and may become more apparent throughout life [ 2 ].

An excisional biopsy was performed under local anesthesia. Vein Diagnosis and Treatment. Subscribe to Table of Contents Alerts.

To our knowledge, it was first described in the literature by Sznajder et al. Periodontal management of gingival enlargement associated with Sturge-Weber syndrome.

Abstract Introduction Hemangioma is a relatively common benign proliferation of blood vessels that primarily develops during childhood. Hemangiomas inteaoral the head and neck occur commonly in infancy and childhood, especially in girls. A computerized tomography CT scan with enhancement was performed to confirm the existence of a well-demarcated mass lying anterior to the masseter muscle [ Figure 1 ]. The mass was painful and bled easily upon palpation.

Excised specimen Click here to view. Moreover, it tends to recur if incompletely resected.

National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Related hemxngioma Arteriovenous malformation biologic behavior differential diagnosis hemangioma vascular malformation.

Capillary haemangioma is composed of many small capillaries lines by a single layer of endothelial cells supported in a connective tissue stroma of varying density, while cavernous haemangioma is formed by large, thin walled vessels, or sinusoids lined by epithelial cells separated by thin layer of connective tissue septa [ 8 ].