Cite this page: Pernick, N. Hemangioma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/larynxhemangioma.html. Accessed November 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
- Usually cavernous with thick walled vessels
- Infants: sessile, poorly circumscribed subglottic mass, often with obstructive symptoms and with massive hemorrhage after biopsy; 50% have skin hemangiomas
- Adults: much less common, usually supraglottic
- Laser therapy, systemic steroids, interferon and intralesional steroid injection