Hemangioma of great toe

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Bump on dorsal aspect of great toe - Few months. No pain / trauma.

Patient Data

Age: about 12 yrs
Gender: Female

A compressible lesion with tiny cystic spaces is noted involving the soft tissue on dorsal aspect of interphalangeal joint of great toe. Vascularity is noted in cystic spaces.

No echogenic focus ( phlebolith ).

No extension to joint.

Case Discussion

Clinically this lesion was compressible with faint bluish discoloration favouing hemangioma.

Ultrasound findings favour hemangioma.

Surgical exploration and histopathology examination proved the lesion to be a hemangioma.

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Case information

rID: 27194
Published: 23rd Jan 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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