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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Postoperative result 2 years following surgical periodontal therapy.

However, traumatic neuromas typically occur in the mental foramen region, tongue, and lower lip. Open in a separate window. Disadvantages of sclerotherapy include postoperative pain and burning sensation, potential anaphylactic reaction, tissue necrosis, and airway compromise [ hekangioma ].

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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. H and E stain section at 10x magnification showing numerous blood-filled capillaries in connective tissue stroma. The sclerosing therapy in congenital vascular defects. Intra-orally, it was covered by a mucosa of normal texture and color. Polidocanol hemwngioma and sodium tetradecyl sulfate STS are the best known detergent solutions which act by causing localized inflammatory reaction, obliterative thrombosis of hemangiomatous space, and subsequent fibrosis of the endothelial spaces, leading to the regression of the lesion [ 25 — 27 ].

The effective depth of penetration of PDL is minimal to a depth of around 1. The histology was similar to that seen in the first specimen.


Masson’s hemangioma: A rare intraoral presentation

The structures of oral cavity can be affected by numerous pathological conditions that could be developmental, inflammatory, or neoplastic in origin. CT and MRI of these lesions have more recently been demonstrated, and have been successfully utilized for the diagnosis of hemangiomas, as for other lesions of soft tissues [ 1920 ].

The differentiation between haemangioma and vascular malformations is made on the basis of clinical appearance, histopathology, and biological behaviour [ 4 ]. Vasoformative tumours are broadly classified into two groups: Clinical observations Four months following surgery, the affected area had completely healed, and there were no complications.

Masson’s hemangioma: A rare intraoral presentation

Discussion There are many treatment modalities reported in the literature for oral hemangiomas, such as intralesional and systemic corticosteroid treatment, surgical excision, thermocauterization, laser photocoagulation, and sclerotherapy [ 412 — 14 ]. Nil Conflict of Interest: Hemangiomas are also classified on the basis of their histological appearance. Professional prophylaxis was done weekly for the first month and then at 4-month interval.

Other findings included a mild supragingival calculus around her teeth, absence of carious lesions and tooth malpositioning.

Prevalence of oral hemangioma, vascular malformation and varix in a Brazilian population. Lasers have indications for use in dentistry for incision, excision, and coagulation of intraoral soft tissue. Koh HK, Bhawan J. Support Center Support Center.

She also complains of localized bleeding in that area on brushing, and there was slight pain and discomfort on eating. No other similar lesions were clinically visible in the head and neck region. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.


A study of small superficial capillary hemangiomas on the lips in children. It is bening lesion, which is a proliferating mass of blood vessels and do not undergo malignant transformation.

Management of haemangioma with sclerosing agent: Arch Pathol Lab Med.

Capillary hemangioma as a rare benign tumor of the oral cavity: a case report

Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg ; These modes of treatment can be applied individually or in concert. Abstract An otherwise healthy year-old female patient had painless swelling in her left buccal mucosa. It was provisionally diagnosed as a pyogenic granuloma. Related articles Hemangioma sclerotherapy sodium tetradecyl sulfate.

Hemorrhagic hemangioma of gingiva: Second appointment after twelve days: These are more complicated procedures than histopathological evaluation, have a higher morbidity, and may cause undesirable ibtraoral. Literature review and case report. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. One of the treatment modalities for hemangiomas is intralesional injection of sclerosing agents which cause the damage of blood vessels followed by their obliteration.

Complete blood examination, urine analysis, and an intraoral periapical radiograph with respect to 11, 12 were done. Ocular and cerebral vascular lesions may be found in such cases. There are two histological types of pyogenic granuloma of introral oral cavity: There was no sign of hypoesthesia infraoral paresthesia of the area involved.