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Labial hemangioma

Carol Erin Cheng, Sheila Fallon Friedlander
Infantile hemangiomas (IHs) are the most common vascular tumors of infancy. While the majority regress without the need for intervention, approximately 10%, often site dependent, can cause serious complications and require treatment. IH complications can be categorized as life threatening, obstructive, ulcerative or disfiguring. Life threatening complications include airway and hepatic IHs. Functional complications obstructing vital structures or impairing function include periocular, nasal, labial, parotid, auricular, and breast IHs...
September 2016: Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery
Sormani Bento Fernandes de Queiroz, Valthierre Nunes de Lima, Pedro Henrique Gonçalves Holanda Amorim, Cristian Statkievicz, Osvaldo Magro-Filho
Adverse reactions related to ethanolamine oleate (EO) include pain during injection, redness, inflammation, tissue necrosis, and allergic reaction. The authors report a patient of exuberant facial edema after the injection of EO used in sclerotherapy of lip hemangioma in a child. A 9-year-old boy was referred to authors' oral and maxillofacial surgery unit to treat a vascular lesion of the upper lip. The lesion has causing enlargement of the middle area of the upper lip, being sessile and resilient by palpation...
September 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Ling Gu, Di Yan Huang, Chong Jian Fu, Zhao Ling Wang, Ying Liu, Guo Xiong Zhu
Cheilitis granulomatosa is a rare disease characterised by the recurrent labial swelling of one or both lips with the possibility of the condition to remain on a permanent basis. This kind of granulomatous, inflammatory disease may appear independently or be linked to a paralysis such as the facial and lingua plicata which then characteristic of the Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome. Classically, a non-necrotizing granulomatous inflammation is seen at histologic examination. Many treatments have been tried. But as its high recurrence rate, the results were often disappointing...
October 2013: Medical Hypotheses
Simona Rinaldi, Antonio Rossi, Andrea Conversi, Marco Toscani, Mauro Tarallo, Pasquale Fino, Nicolò Scuderi
Hemangiomas are proliferative lesions characterized by increased endothelial cell turnover. Lip hemangiomas can distort lip anatomy and are at increased risk of ulceration and/or bleeding, which lead to impaired function and disfigurement. Surgery can provide active treatment but it can be problematic because vermilion tissue is unique and not found elsewhere on the body. Since there is no similar tissue that can easily be used for reconstructing missing vermilion, its preservation is essential for a satisfactory cosmetic result...
2013: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia
Catherine S Chang, Alvin Wong, Christine H Rohde, Jeffrey A Ascherman, June K Wu
PURPOSE: Hemangiomas are the most common benign tumor of infancy, affecting females more than males. Lip hemangiomas are of particular concern because of their relatively increased risk to ulcerate during the proliferative period. Ulcerated hemangiomas of the lip can lead to increased scarring, loss of lip contour, and disfigurement. Most will require surgical correction to restore normal labial anatomy. METHODS: A retrospective chart review between 2004 and 2010 for surgically treated lip hemangiomas was performed...
February 2012: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery: JPRAS
Woon-Kyong Chung, Deok-Woo Lee, Sung-Eun Chang, Mi-Woo Lee, Jee-Ho Choi, Kee-Chan Moon
Incontinentia pigmenti is a systemic disorder affecting the skin, teeth, eyes, nervous tissue, hair, nails, musculoskeletal system, and heart. We describe an 11-month-old girl with incontinentia pigmenti associated with a ventricular septal defect, left hemiatrophy, hemangiomas, an abnormal labial frenum, and spastic cerebral palsy manifested as left hemiplegia and developmental delay. We believe this patient illustrates that incontinentia pigmenti is a systemic disorder necessitating a multidisciplinary approach to management...
February 2009: Annals of Dermatology
Apollonia Desiate, Stefania Cantore, Domenica Tullo, Giovanni Profeta, Felice Roberto Grassi, Andrea Ballini
AIM: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of a 980 nm diode laser for the treatment of benign facial pigmented and vascular lesions, and in oral surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 20 patients were treated with a 980 nm diode laser. Oral surgery: 5 patients (5 upper and lower frenulectomy). Fluence levels were 5-15 J/cm(2); pulse lengths were 20-60 ms; spot size was 1 mm. Vascular lesions: 10 patients (5 small angiomas, 5 telangiectases). Fluences were 6-10 J/cm(2); pulse lengths were 10-50 ms; spot size was 2 mm...
2009: International Journal of Medical Sciences
Beatriz Fernández Jorge, Jesús Del Pozo, Iria Castiñeiras, Marta Mazaira, Rosa Fernández-Torres, Eduardo Fonseca
BACKGROUND: Ulceration is the most common complication of infantile haemangiomas and constitutes an authentic therapeutic challenge because of associated pain, infection, haemorrhage and subsequent scarring. OBJECTIVE: To report our experience with an intense pulsed light (IPL) system in the treatment of ulcerated haemangiomas. METHODS: Case 1: A 4-month-old girl, with haemangioma affecting the entire cutaneous surface of the left limb, developed four ulcerations on the inner aspect of this extremity...
March 2008: Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy: Official Publication of the European Society for Laser Dermatology
Norifumi Nakamura, Shintaro Kawano, Yu Nakao, Koichiro Tateishi, Masamichi Ohishi
PURPOSE: We describe a method for symmetrical vermilion reconstruction after resection of hemangiomas of the lip. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Four patients underwent vermilion reconstruction after resection of large cavernous hemangiomas of the lip. This reconstruction technique employed 3 basic components: 1 ) labial mucosal advancement flap, 2 ) orbicularis oris muscle flap, if necessary, and 3 ) free mucosal graft. RESULTS: All patients successfully underwent the planned procedures without significant complications...
August 2005: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Kimberly Bookout, Shannon McCord, Kathleen McLane
Three pediatric case studies (infant, toddler, and adolescent) using negative pressure wound treatment system (NPWS) in a children's hospital are described. Each child had complex surgical wounds and different goals for the therapy. The infant had an ulcerating labial hemangioma surgically removed, and the NPWS was used to expedite granulation tissue in preparation for a split-thickness skin graft. The critically ill toddler required abdominal fasciotomies for compartment syndrome, and the NPWS was applied to reduce interstitial abdominal edema and manage the excessive wound drainage...
July 2004: Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing
Yoko Iwasa, Christopher D M Fletcher
Eleven cases of a distinctive previously unrecognized mesenchymal tumor that arises in the vulvar region in the prepubertal years are described. The tumors presented in the vulva (8 cases arising from labia majora) of prepubertal girls (range, 4-12 years; median, 8 years). The preoperative diagnoses were labial mass or swelling, not otherwise specified in 3 cases, hemangioma in 2 cases, lipoma in 2 cases, and lymphangioma and Bartholin cyst/lymphedema in 1 case each. The tumors were unilateral, ill defined, located in the submucosa or subcutaneous tissue, and ranged in size from 2...
December 2004: American Journal of Surgical Pathology
John E Fantasia, Douglas D Damm
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March 2003: General Dentistry
Janna M Bentley, Benjamin Barankin, Lyn C Guenther
Lip lesions are a common presentation to the pediatrician's office. These lesions are often benign in children, without significant functional morbidity. However, owing to the prominent placement of lips and their role in communication, lip lesions can be alarming to patients as well as to their parents. For these reasons the pediatrician has an important role in recognizing, diagnosing, and treating the various types of labial dermatoses that commonly present to a pediatric practice. Four of the most common lip lesions a pediatrician will see are herpes simplex/recurrent herpes labialis, impetigo, mucoceles, and hemangiomas...
July 2003: Clinical Pediatrics
Makoto Toida, Tomomi Hasegawa, Fumio Watanabe, Keizo Kato, Hiroki Makita, Hideki Fujitsuka, Yukihiro Kato, Ken Miyamoto, Toshiyuki Shibata, Kuniyasu Shimokawa
Clinical and histopathological features were investigated in 43 cases of oral lobular capillary hemangiomas (LCH) with a special reference to characteristics of the vascular elements. The lesions affected females more than males by a ratio of 1:1.5. Average age of the patients was 52.7 years. The lesions involved the gingiva (n = 15), the tongue (n = 13), the labial mucosa (n = 10) and other sites. The lesions appeared usually as a pedunculated mass with ulceration; size of the lesions was up to 15 mm. Histologically, a lobular area and an ulcerative area were distinguished...
January 2003: Pathology International
M P Vazquez, P A Diner, A Picard, V Soupre, O Enjolras
After defining vascular malformations and tumors, the authors approach specific problems of these lesions involving the lips. Careful planning and assessment are necessary throughout the clinical course and evolution. Therapeutic management concern the vascular anomaly but the functional, cosmetic and psychological repercussions as well. The rules of surgical treatment are discussed in this labial location. Capillary malformations can be treated by pulsed dye laser for the skin involvement, but sometimes by reconstructive surgery in case of soft tissue and bony overgrowth...
October 2002: Annales de Chirurgie Plastique et Esthétique
Yan-ping Zhao, Yoshiko Ariji, Masakazu Gotoh, Kenichi Kurita, Nagato Natsume, Xu-chen Ma, Eiichiro Ariji
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to clarify the Doppler sonographic features of the facial artery in the anterior face in healthy volunteers and to investigate those of related hemangiomas. STUDY DESIGN: Forty-six volunteers and 3 patients with hemangiomas were examined with Doppler sonography. The detection rates of the facial artery in the anterior face were determined. The features of the main trunk, superior and inferior labial branches, and the branches in the buccinator area were investigated together with the flow diameter, flow velocities, and resistive and pulsatility indexes...
February 2002: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics
E C Demiri, P Pelissier, T Genin-Etcheberry, N Tsakoniatis, D Martin, J Baudet
Although conservative management is usually proposed for haemangiomas occurring in infancy, the presence of these tumours on the face may result in severe complications and provide an indication for treatment. In this paper, we report 35 patients who underwent surgical treatment for facial haemangiomas. The series consists of 23 females and 12 males, ranging in age from 2.5 months to 35 years. In six patients early surgery, before the age of 2 years, was performed because of severe complications, including visual occlusion, repeated bleeding and distortion of adjacent structures...
December 2001: British Journal of Plastic Surgery
A W Barrett, P M Speight
OBJECTIVE: Superficial arteriovenous hemangioma (AH) is a benign vascular lesion that often affects the head and neck, but only 3 histologically proven intraoral lesions have been previously reported. The aim of this study was to analyze the clinical and histologic features of 36 oral AHs from 35 patients. STUDY DESIGN: All vascular lesions, other than pyogenic granulomas, accessioned between 1952 and 2000 were retrieved, and clinical details were gleaned from the request forms or, when available, from the case notes...
December 2000: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics
G Fischer, M Rogers
We evaluated 130 prepubertal girls presenting with a vulvar complaint to determine the spectrum and frequency of conditions seen in this age group. Of the patients, 41 (33%) had atopic or irritant dermatitis, 23 (18%) had lichen sclerosus, 21 (17%) had psoriasis, 15 (12%) had vulvar lesions, most often hemangiomas and nevi, and 13 (10%) had streptococcal vulvovaginitis. Diagnoses less frequently seen were staphylococcal folliculitis (four patients), labial fusion (three patients), genital warts (two patients), molluscum contagiosum of the vulva only (one patient), vulvar bullous pemphigoid (two patients), scabies nodules (one patient), erythema annulare centrifugum (one patient), tinea (two patients), and vitiligo (one patient)...
January 2000: Pediatric Dermatology
J G Lovas, B Rodu, H L Hammond, C M Allen, G P Wysocki
Sixteen cases of caliber-persistent labial artery of the lips have been reported to date in the English literature. Six of these were clinically misdiagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma and treated with wedge resection. To date, we have seen 187 cases clinically and an additional 23 cases through our surgical oral pathology services. Careful clinical observation usually reveals a soft linear or papular bluish elevation above the labial mucosal surface. The unique feature is pulsation--not simply pulsation toward and away from the observer, which can be caused by an underlying artery, but lateral pulsation, which only an artery can exhibit...
September 1998: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics
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