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Hemangioma-eyelid



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PubMed Search: Hemangioma [title] eyelid

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Small lesion of eyelid or large lesion extending into orbit
  • Capillary type ("strawberry marks") usually arise congenitally or in early infancy and are considered hamartomas
  • 80 - 90% regress spontaneously by age 5 years
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Numerous small capillaries lined by plump endothelial cells
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