Intraosseous Hemangioma of Nasal Bone: Unusual Location of a Common Tumor with Literature Review


Hemangiomas are very common benign vascular tumors of head and neck. Intraosseous hemangiomas are rare and very few cases of involvement of nasal bone have been found in literature. A slowly growing hard nasal mass should draw clinical suspicion and should be included in differential diagnosis as it carries with it the risk of uncontrollable hemorrhage during surgical procedures. Clinical examination and radiology are contributory but histopathological examination is confirmatory for diagnosis.

Keywords: hemangiomas, intraosseous, nasal bone

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