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CASE REPORT
Rare presentation of capillary haemangioma
  1. Saswati Sen,
  2. Sandip Kumar Sahu,
  3. Chennamgere Shivadevappa Lalitha and
  4. Sucheta Parija
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, AII India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sandip Kumar Sahu, drsandipsahu{at}yahoo.com

Abstract

Conjunctival capillary haemangiomas are very rare above 40 years of age group, with few cases reported in the literature. Adding to the scanty literature of this uncommon vascular tumour, we present the case of a 45-year-old man who presented with a nodular growth in the conjunctiva without any associated systemic diseases or cutaneous lesion. Excisional biopsy of the mass was done. Histopathological examination showed lobulated capillary haemangioma which is very rare in this age group.

  • ophthalmology
  • haemangioma
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  • Contributors SS: conception and design, drafting the article and review of article. SKS: designing and review of article and guarantor. CSL: drafting of article. SP: review of article.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

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