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Oral intra vascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia in the floor of the mouth.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16035645     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (IPEH) is an unusual vascular lesion of proliferating endothelial cells. It is more frequently seen in the extremities, particularly in the fingers. Oral IPEH has been reported with the common sites being lip, tongue, and buccal mucosa. In this article, we present a case of oral IPEH of the floor of the mouth, an unusual location, presenting in a 9-month-old male. The histogenesis, histologic features, and ultrastructural features are also reviewed. A misdiagnosis of angiosarcoma can be made in a case of IPEH due to similar histopathologic features. It is imperative to rule out this error by an elaborate histopathologic evaluation ofthese lesions.
Authors:
M Devi; S Nalin Kumar; K Ranganathan; T R Saraswathi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0970-9290     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Dent Res     Publication Date:    2004 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-22     Completed Date:  2005-08-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9202990     Medline TA:  Indian J Dent Res     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  149-51     Citation Subset:  D    
Affiliation:
Department of Oral Pathology, Ragas Dental College and Hospital, Chennai.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Connective Tissue / pathology
Diagnosis, Differential
Endothelium, Vascular / pathology*
Hemangiosarcoma / diagnosis
Humans
Hyperplasia
Infant
Male
Mouth Diseases / diagnosis
Mouth Floor / blood supply*,  pathology
Mouth Mucosa / blood supply*,  pathology
Mouth Neoplasms / diagnosis
Mucocele / diagnosis

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