angiolymphohyperpasia with eosinophilia

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angiolymphohyperpasia with eosinophilia

A benign, well-circumscribed skin or subcutaneous tumour typically seen in the head and neck in those age 20 to 50, which most commonly occurs in a background of inflammation, vascular damage and prior arterio-venous malformation.
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In the literature various terms have been used by different authors to describe this lesion, including angioblastic hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE), nodular angioblastic lymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia, lymphofolliculosis, histiocytoid hemangioma pseudopyogenic granuloma, and atypical pyogenic granuloma. In 1982, a broad term, epithelioid hemangioma, is given to describe angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia and some other vascular diseases [5].
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