Eye
Eyelid other tumors
Hemangioma of eyelid

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 7 May 2018, last major update February 2014

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PubMed Search: Hemangioma [title] eyelid

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Eyelid: hemangioma of eyelid. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidhemangioma.html. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Small lesion of eyelid or large lesion extending into orbit
  • Capillary type ("strawberry marks") usually arise congenitally or in early infancy and are considered hamartomas
  • 80 - 90% regress spontaneously by age 5 years
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Numerous small capillaries lined by plump endothelial cells