Nagammai N

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research, Faculty of Dentistry, Meenakshi Ammal Dental college, Chennai, India


  • Case Report   
    Oral Haemangioma: A Case Report
    Author(s): Saraswathi Gopal K, Srividhya S and Nagammai N*

    Haemangiomas are relatively common benign proliferative lesion of vascular tissue origin. They are considered to be benign tumors of infancy characterized by a rapid growth phase with endothelial cell proliferation, followed by gradual involution. It is most common in the head and neck but relatively rare in oral cavity. Most common primarily affected site is upper lip but they can also occur on buccal mucosa, tongue and palate. Treatment relays on the correct diagnosis of the lesion and on its anatomic locations. The purpose of the article is to report a case of haemangioma of buccal mucosa covering the clinical characteristics and methods for diagnosing these lesions with possible treatment strategies... Read More»

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