• Users Online: 86
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 65-67

Intramuscular cavernous hemangioma of brachioradialis muscle


Department of Pathology, Santosh Medical College, Santosh Deemed to be University, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Mayurika SubodhKumar Tyagi
Department of Pathology, Santosh Medical College, Santosh Deemed to be University, Ghaziabad - 201 009, Uttar Pradesh
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/sujhs.sujhs_19_22

Rights and Permissions

Soft-tissue hemangiomas are a common neoplasm of the angiomatous lesion origin that appear chiefly during childhood and is responsible for approximately 7% of the benign tumors. They are the most common angiomatous lesions that primarily affect women more than men. Intramuscular cavernous hemangiomas are rare in the limbs (0.8% of all hemangiomas), and <20% are mainly found in the head-and-neck region. In general, it is more common in young adults who have suffered from any kind of trauma. The frequency of hemangiomas is higher in the masseter muscle, whereas in very few cases, it is also observed in the buccinator muscle. An 18-year-old male presented at the tertiary care hospital with swelling in the right elbow measuring 1 cm × 1 cm. The swelling seemed to be arising from the right brachioradialis muscle. A benign cyst above the muscle plane was determined on the ultrasound examination. Furthermore, the excision biopsy sample collected for the histopathological examination showed irregularly dilated blood vessels lined with walls of varying thickness within the muscular plane. Based on the microscopic findings, the diagnosis of intramuscular cavernous hemangioma was made. The intramuscular cavernous hemangioma is a rare entity that makes it difficult to diagnose even with radiological investigations.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed94    
    Printed18    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded5    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal