Oral cavity
Other benign tumors / conditions

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

Revised: 20 April 2018, last major update November 2013

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PubMed Search: Hemangioma[TI] oral cavity[mh]

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Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Well formed, dilated vascular channels in superficial dermis with dissecting pseudoangiomatous pattern in deeper dermis
  • Endothelium exhibits hobnailing and stromal papillae but no multilayering or tufting
  • No / mild atypia; no mitotic figures
Positive stains