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Capillary Hemangioma of the Maxillary Sinus: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Harsh Mohan, Charanjit Singh

Keywords : Hemangiomas,maxillary sinus

Citation Information : Mohan H, Singh C. Capillary Hemangioma of the Maxillary Sinus: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2010; 3 (2):107-110.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1039

Published Online: 01-08-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; The Author(s).


Capillary hemangioma of the maxillary sinus is a rare entity. It commonly presents as a sinonasal mass with nasal obstruction, intermittent epistaxis and occasionally as a cheek swelling. Computed tomography and angiography assist in making a correct diagnosis. Biopsy is not usually recommended as it can cause profuse bleeding and may yield false results. Selective arterial embolization followed by surgical resection forms the mainstay of treatment.

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