Intraosseous hemangioma - frontal bone

Case contributed by Ali Alsmair
Diagnosis almost certain


A young female patient presented with left frontal supraorbital swelling for 2 years.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

There is a well-defined lytic lesion involving the left frontal bone, measuring about 21 x 11 x 18 mm, it causes mild expansion of the left frontal bone. This lesion has coarsened trabeculation and sunburst pattern.
No intracranial extension of this lesion.
No soft tissue component or other malignant features.
Features are typical for left frontal intraosseous hemangioma.

Case Discussion

Intraosseous hemangiomas are more commonly seen in men and typically seen in the 4th to 5th decade of life.

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