Late complication of congenital hemangioma of the tongue

David A. Brown, James D. Smith

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Abstract

We present a 76‐year‐old patient with a congenitally mixed capillary/cavernous hemangioma of the tongue, which rapidly enlarged after an unrelated surgical procedure under spinal anesthesia. The enlargement resulted in a significant functional and cosmetic deformity that was corrected by surgical excision. A brief discussion of hemangiomas and their treatment is included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)299-304
Number of pages6
JournalHead & Neck Surgery
Volume9
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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