Oral capillary hemangioma mimicking gingival polyp: A Case Report

Oral capillary hemangioma

  • Dr. Ira Gupta Professor, Department of Periodontology, Rama Dental College- Hospital &
  • Dr. Rohit Gupta Reader, Department of Periodontics & Oral Implantology, Rama Dental College-Hospital & Research Centre, Kanpur, India
  • Dr. Saranik Sarkar Postgraduate Student, Department of Periodontics & Oral Implantology, Rama Dental College-Hospital & Research Centre, Kanpur, Uttarpradesh, India
  • Dr. Deepika Trivedi Postgraduate Student, Department of Periodontics & Oral Implantology, Rama Dental College Hospital & Research Centre, Kanpur, Uttarpradesh, India
Keywords: excision, gingival polyp, hemangioma, intraoral capillary hemangioma

Abstract

Hemangioma is a relatively common benign proliferation of blood vessels that primarily develops during childhood. Two main forms of hemangioma recognized: capillary and cavernous. The capillary form presents as a flat area consisting of numerous small capillaries. Cavernous hemangioma appears as an elevated lesion of a deep red color, and consists of large dilated sinuses filled with blood. The present case report is an presentation of gingival growth, which was clinically diagnosed as gingival polyp but histopathologically as capillary haemangioma. These lesions present as a diagnostic dilemma to the clinician and can lead to serious complications if not carefully managed. The purpose of the case report is to present the case of a capillary hemangioma in a patient and to describe the successful treatment of this case.

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Published
2021-03-04
How to Cite
Gupta, D. I., Gupta, D. R., Sarkar, D. S., & Trivedi, D. D. (2021). Oral capillary hemangioma mimicking gingival polyp: A Case Report. UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES, 7(1). Retrieved from https://ujds.in/index.php/ujds/article/view/345