Nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx
Other tumors
Lobular capillary hemangioma

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

Revised: 23 May 2018, last major update November 2004

Copyright: (c) 2004-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Lobular capillary hemangioma nasal

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Lobular capillary hemangioma. website. Accessed October 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Common; occurs in nasal cavity, usually on septum
  • Patients < 18 years are usually male; older patients are usually women, often pregnant, with regression after delivery
  • Excision
Gross description
  • May be very large
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Capillary lobules that often surround a large central vessel
  • May have marked cellularity and frequent mitotic figures
Positive stains
Differential diagnosis