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CASE REPORT

Large and Long Standing Cavernous Hemangioma of Cheek

Hitesh Verma

Citation Information : Verma H. Large and Long Standing Cavernous Hemangioma of Cheek. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2013; 5 (2):1-3.

DOI: 10.5005/aijoc-5-2-1

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-04-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Cavernous hemangiomas are relatively rare vascular malformations especially in an adult. The childhood hemangioma generally regresses spontaneously. We present the case report of a 52-year-old male patient, who had a hemangioma from the childhood and it had grown to such a large size so as to cause extreme cosmetic deformity for the patient. The long standing duration of almost 45 years and the extremely large size of the hemangioma make it a very rare case.


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