Larynx & hypopharynx
Benign tumors / nonneoplastic

Topic Completed: 1 November 2013

Minor changes: 7 June 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Hemangioma [title] larynx

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general | Treatment
Cite this page: Pernick N. Hemangioma. website. Accessed May 26th, 2020.
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
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