Cavernous hemangioma of buccal mucosa: an unusual presentation: case report and review of literature
Keywords:Vascular tumors, Cavernous hemangiomas, Resection, Buccal mucosa
Cavernous hemangiomas are benign vascular malformations which arises during first 8 weeks of life. Most of the Cavernous hemangiomas, about 90% undergo spontaneous involution, with a small proportion of cases involving intervention. Cavernous hemangiomas can affect 1 in 200 people hence the incidence of cavernous hemangioma of buccal mucosa accounting for much rare of an entity. Here we present one such rare and interesting case which required a surgical intervention as a modality of treatment. 45-year-old male patient presenting to us with complaints of swelling over left cheek for 6 months. After thorough clinical and radiological evaluation, the mass was surgically resected and specimen was sent to HPE- Reported as cavernous haemangioma. The incidence of cavernous haemangioma of being 0.5%. The aim of this case report was to discuss the journey of one such rare incidence of cavernous hemangioma of buccal mucosa with surgical intervention being the modality of treatment.
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