BMJ Case Reports 2017; doi:10.1136/bcr-2016-219172
  • Rare disease

Angioleiomyoma of the upper lip

  1. Crispian Scully2
  1. 1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine, and Pathology, School of Dentistry, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
  2. 2Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Yazan Hassona, yazan_hasoneh{at}
  • Accepted 26 April 2017
  • Published 12 May 2017


This report describes a case of labial angioleiomyoma in a 52-year-old woman. The patient had noticed a slow-growing painless isolated mass in her upper lip for 6 months. The mass was surgically excised, and pathological examination was consistent with angioleiomyoma. Surgical excision was curative, and there was no recurrence at 12-month follow-up.


  • Contributors YH treated the patient, reviewed the literature and wrote the manuscript. FS was involved in pathological diagnosis and manuscript writing. CS wrote the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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