A Giant Congenital Lobular Capillary Haemangioma

Marco Manfredi, Giuseppe Cerasoli
2015 Pediatrics & Therapeutics  
Lobular capillary haemangioma is a relatively common benign mucocutaneous lesion in paediatric age. The etiopathogenesis is not very clear, but it seems that lesions originate de novo from a process of lobular vascular proliferation that appears to be neoplastic. Congenital onset is usually very rare; it happens only in 1.1% in literature. We report a case of a newborn with a giant congenital lobular capillary haemangioma of the head (left occipital region) which increased rapidly with
more » ... al ulcers in the early days of life. The baby was operated on by full-thickness excision using the linear closure technique; this treatment allows histological examination, ensures the most efficacy aesthetic results and gives the lowest recurrence rate.
doi:10.4172/2161-0665.1000268 fatcat:5w3zit74mzhodlvigq2ytkbp7i