Larynx and hypopharynx
Benign tumors
Hemangioma

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

Revised: 20 March 2018, last major update November 2013

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PubMed Search: Hemangioma [title] larynx

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Definition / general | Treatment
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Hemangioma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/larynxhemangioma.html. Accessed August 19th, 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
Treatment
  • Laser therapy, systemic steroids, interferon and intralesional steroid injection