Other benign / low grade tumors

Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Revised: 13 February 2019

Copyright: 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Hemangioma[TI] mediastinum

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Hemangioma. website. Accessed September 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Benign proliferation of blood vessels, most commonly in anterior compartment
  • In adults, usually cavernous hemangioma
Case reports
  • Excision is curative
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Dilated vessels with flattened endothelium, separated by fine septa
  • May have focal thrombosis, calcification, cholesterol granulomas
Microscopic (histologic) images

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