Capillary Hemangioma - A Diagnostic Dilemma


Affiliations

  • JMF’s ACPM Dental College, Department of Periodontics and Oral Implantology, Dhule, Maharashtra, 424001, India
  • JMF’s ACPM Dental College, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dhule, Maharashtra, 424001, India
  • JMF's ACPM Dental College, Department of Periodontics and Oral Implantology, Dhule, Maharashtra, 424001, India

Abstract

Rapid endothelial cell proliferation of blood vessels is microscopic feature of hemangiomas. These lesions usually occur during first month of life and become apparent as the age increases. Hemangiomas are non-neoplastic and developmental in origin. Although they are found on head and neck region they may involve skin, lips, and masticatory and perioral mucosa of oral cavity and rarely may be found on interdental and attached gingiva. They are more commonly seen three times in female as compared to males. These lesions have frequent tendency to bleed and are of utmost importance to dental professional hence it requires proper diagnosis and treatment. Hence, we are presenting a rare case report of female diagnosed with capillary hemangioma of interdental gingiva.

Keywords

Benign Tumors, Hemangiomas, Vasoformative Tumors

Subject Discipline

Dentistry

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