Small bowel hemangioma (pathology)

Case contributed by Dr 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.

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Case information

rID: 16314
Published: 10th Jan 2012
Last edited: 1st Feb 2019
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