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Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia—A Case Report

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Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia is a rare, benign vascular tumor affecting principally the head and neck region of young adult females. Microscopic analysis reveals hyperplastic blood vessels lined by a hypertrophic endothelium. An inflammatory infiltrate rich in eosinophils is also present. Etiology of the lesion is unknown. Various treatment modalities have been described. We present a case successfully treated by excision and local steroid infiltration.

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P. Doloi and S. Khanna, "Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia—A Case Report," International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2012, pp. 44-47. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2012.12009.


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