Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences

Document Type : Case Report(s)


1 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Mar Baselios Dental College, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam, Kerala. India

2 Department of Periodontics, Mar Baselios Dental College, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam, Kerala, India


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.