An Intraoral Epitheloid Hemangioendothelioma Masquerading Clinically as Pyogenic Granuloma

Bhargavan Sarojini Sreenivasan, Majo Ambooken, Mayeesh Radhakrishna, Joseph Sebastian


Epitheloid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is an uncommon angiocentric neoplasm of intermediate malignant potential. This tumor is frequently seen in the lungs and liver, but its presentation in the oral cavity is rare. In the oral cavity, gingival region is the common sites of occurrence. We report a rare case of epitheloid hemangioendothelioma in a 48-year-old male, presenting as a growth in the upper anterior gingiva of five months duration along with a review of its clinicopathological and immunohistochemical characteristics. 

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