Facial venous hemangioma

Case contributed by Resident Joe Ghattas Yazbeck

Presentation

Right cheek swelling, increasing in size since birth.

Patient Data

Age: 2 months
Gender: Female
MRI

Well circumscribed isointense T1, hyperintense T2 and STIR lobulated facial soft tissue mass is noted in the right cheek subcutaneous tissue, anterior to the masseter muscle, measuring 2.0 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm (CC x Transverse x AP), containing some signal void structures and showing vivid post-contrast enhancement.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates typical features of facial venous hemangioma in infant, which was confirmed on biopsy.

Case supervised by Dr Ali Chaaban FRCR.

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