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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 510-512

Epitheloid hemangioma: A report of two cases


Department of Skin and VD, Sriram Chandra Bhanj Medical College, Cuttack, Odisha, India

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Basanti Devi
Department of Skin and Veneral Diseases, B 175, Pragyan Bihar, Baramunda, Bhubaneswar - 751 003, Odisha
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.139918

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We report two cases of epitheloid hemangioma presented with multiple nodular lesions over head and neck region. One of them gave history of bleeding on minor trauma. Pyogenic granuloma was considered as a differential diagnosis from the morphological appearance and history of bleeding. Nodular leprosy, sarcoidosis, and secondary syphilis were also considered. Histopathological examination of both was typical of epitheloid hemangioma, an entity commonly overlooked clinically due to its rarity.


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