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Unusual Case of Acquired Capillary Hemangioma of the Eyelid in an Adult hemangioma in adults


A hemangioma of the skin is an abnormal buildup of blood vessels on or under the surface of the skin. It may look like a red-colored birthmark.

Hemangioma is a benign tumor rarely found in adult, especially in oropharynx. This study describes the first case of mixed hemangioma.

Acquired capillary hemangioma of the eyelid is very uncommon in adults. To our knowledge, only eight such cases have been reported in the literature till date.

The small, red bumps of cherry hemangiomas can be widespread and vary in size, as in this adult. As a general rule, cherry hemangiomas do not become much.