ePlasty: Vol. 14
CASE REPORT
Intraosseous Cavernous Hemangioma: A Rare Presentation in Maxilla
Burak Kaya, MD,a Servet Elçin Işılgan, MD,a Cem Çerkez, MD,b Volkan Otrakçı, MD,c and Savaş Serel, MDa

aDepartment of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey; bGirne Doktor Akçiçek Hospital, Clinic of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Girne, TRNC, Cyprus; and cDiyarbakır Training and Research Hospital, Clinic of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Diyarbakır, Turkey.


Correspondence: drburak@yahoo.com
Keywords: cavernous hemangioma, intraosseous, Medpor, maxilla, orbital protrusion

Objective: Hemangiomas are benign vascular lesions mostly arising from soft tissues. However, intraosseous hemangioma is a rare entity, comprising only 1% of benign bone tumors. We describe here the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of a 42-year-old woman with a painless hard swelling—diagnosed to be intraosseous hemangioma via orbital magnetic resonance imaging—localized on the left infraorbital margin. Methods: After en bloc excision of the mass with safety margins through a subciliary incisi .......