Oral cavity & oropharynx

Soft tissue tumors & proliferations


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

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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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
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