Cite this page: Pernick N. Eyelid: hemangioma of eyelid. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidhemangioma.html. Accessed May 27th, 2019.
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