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capillary hemangioma

Thursday 10 March 2005

capillary hemangioma, capillary hemangiomas


Definition: Capillary hemangioma is a morphological pattern that can be observed in several vascular tumors or vascular malformations (vascular dysplasias).

Digital Cases (Digital slides)

- HPC/106 : GLUT1+ infantile hemangioma
- HPC:186 : GLUT1+ infantile hemangioma
- HPC:385 : GLUT1+ infantile hemangioma


- lobular capillary hemangioma

Etiology of capillary hemangiomas

- pyogenic granuloma

  • Pyogenic granuloma is a common benign vascular lesion of the skin and mucosa.

- infantile hemangioma GLUT1+
- non-involuting congenital hemangioma (NICH)

Nota bene: Lobular capillary hemangioma can be used as a synonym of pyogenic granuloma but it seems to be a lesional pattern observed in several entities. (7435775)


- spinal capillary hemangioma


- emedicine:368 :

See also

- vascular tumors

  • hemangiomas


- Spinal capillary hemangioma in infants: report of two cases and review of the literature. Karikari IO, Selznick LA, Cummings TJ, George TM. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2007;43(2):125-9. PMID: 17337925