Hemangioma (forehead)

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Right supra-orbital region painless swelling for the last few months.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

There is a lobulated lesion with serpentine compressible channels in the region of interest. There are vascular channels showing intense color flow. There is venous as well as the low-grade arterial flow in the lesion. There are multiple vessels entering/exiting the lesion in almost all directions. The lesion is in the subcutaneous plane. There is no erosion of the underlying cortex of skull vault. There is no extension to the right orbit.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound shows typical features of hemangioma in the forehead region.

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Case information

rID: 80515
Published: 28th Jul 2020
Last edited: 26th Oct 2020
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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