Small bowel hemangioma (pathology)

Case contributed by Andrew Ryan


Small bowel lesion seen at laparoscopy.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female


  • polypoid mucosal lesion
  • intact surface mucosa
  • composed of variably sized, dilated, blood filled spaces (blood washed out in section)
  • blue color in section represents marking ink


  • dilated spaces lined by endothelium
  • no atypia
  • intact surface small bowel mucosa¬†

Case Discussion

This is a common benign lesion in an unusual site.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.