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International Journal of Hematological Disorders. 2015, 2(2), 29-30
DOI: 10.12691/ijhd-2-2-1
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Capillary Hemangioma of Posterior Palatal Mucosa

Khurshid Mattoo1, and Neha Garg2

1Prosthodontics, College of dental sciences, Jazan University, KSA

2Prosthodontics, Subharti dental college, Meerut, India

Pub. Date: May 12, 2015

Cite this paper:
Khurshid Mattoo and Neha Garg. Capillary Hemangioma of Posterior Palatal Mucosa. International Journal of Hematological Disorders. 2015; 2(2):29-30. doi: 10.12691/ijhd-2-2-1

Abstract

Hemangiomas are tumors that are characterized chiefly by the massive proliferation of blood vessels predominantly blood capillaries. Although they are seen in head and neck they are rarely reported in the oral cavity, especially those associated to the posterior part of the palate. Having developmental origin that is benign in nature and behavior, they may become more apparent in later life which is why every dental practitioner should be able to identify and manage such lesions. This article in the form of a case report describes a rare case of hemangioma located in the posterior region of the hard palate. An excisional biopsy was undertaken for histological diagnosis and necessary treatment.

Keywords:
mucous membrane capillary hemangioma vascular malformations

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