JOURNAL ARTICLE

Congenital capillary hemangioma arising from palpebral conjunctiva of a neonate

S Padmanaban, P Sumathi, Prayagi Kandoth, R P Dharmendra
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 2017, 65 (11): 1221-1223
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Capillary hemangioma is the most common benign vascular eyelid tumor in childhood. The periocular lesion appears within the first few weeks after birth and usually has superficial or deep components. Primary conjunctival capillary hemangiomas are rarely reported. We present the case of a 2-day-old child with a pedunculated capillary hemangioma arising from superior palpebral conjunctiva. A complete surgical excision was performed under general anesthesia, and the child was asymptomatic at follow-up of two months.

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