Palatal haemangioma

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Swelling in roof of mouth. Blue-red in nature. Enlarging.

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Female
MRI

3.3cm x 1.5cm smooth outlined T2 hyperintense, T1 isointense lesion contouring the soft palate with a few small linear flow voids within.

The mass has heterogenous contrast enhancement.

Bilateral reactive level II and III lymphadenopathy.

Case Discussion

The appearances on the MRI and in keeping with the clinical appearances of a vascular lesion of the soft palate in particular a palateal haemangioma. 

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Case information

rID: 53391
Case created: 16th May 2017
Last edited: 10th Nov 2017
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