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Original Article

Role of Wide Excision and Cautery in Treatment of Capillary Hemangiomas in ENT

Sravanthi Puvvada, Malarvizhi Ravisankar, Muthubabu Kasiviswanathan, Anitha Balakrishnan, Surya Gautathri Chinnasamy, Manaswini Ubbani

Keywords : Cautery, Hemangioma, Histopathology examination Nasal hemangioma, Trauma

Citation Information : Puvvada S, Ravisankar M, Kasiviswanathan M, Balakrishnan A, Chinnasamy SG, Ubbani M. Role of Wide Excision and Cautery in Treatment of Capillary Hemangiomas in ENT. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2024; 16 (1):1-4.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1491

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 11-04-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


Introduction: Capillary hemangiomas are wide spread vascular tumors in ENT. Its presentation is common in nose while they are relatively rare in tongue and ear. Methodology: A retrospective study of 30 cases wherein majority of the cases came with preceding history of trauma and subsequently they were diagnosed with capillary hemangioma in ear, nose, and tongue. Histopathological picture of hemangioma showed clusters of thin-walled capillaries with single layer of endothelium. All patients were treated by wide excision with clear margin and cauterization, followed for 1 year and no recurrences were found. Result: Wide excision with cauterization of base is essential for the prevention of recurrence of traumatic hemangiomas.

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