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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology


Haemangima of buccal mucosa with multile phleboliths- report of 2 rare cases and literature review


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Author Details: Akhilanand Chaurasia, Vaibhav, Gaurav Katheriya

Volume : 2

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 132

Article End Page : 140


Abstract

Haemangioma is the most common vessel malformation tumour of infancy and childhood . They generally occur in the first month of life. They have a rapid proliferative phase followed by involution. Haemangioma is classified as cutaneous type involving skin, lips and deeper structures, mucosal type involving the lining of the oral cavity, intramuscular type involving masticator and perioral muscles or intraosseous type involving mandible or maxilla. Phleboliths are calcified thrombi that occur in veins, venules and sinusoidal vessels of hemangiomas. Usually they occur as round or oval radio-opacity having single or multiple foci of calcification. We are reporting two cases of haemangioma of buccal mucosa having multiple phleboliths.

Keywords:
Hemangiomas, Vascular malformation, Phlebolith, Buccal mucosa