epithelioid haemangioma

epithelioid haemangioma

A soft-tissue lesion of the head and neck of young, usually female adults, which consists of one or more well-circumscribed pink to red-brown papules and nodules located in the dermis and subcutis.
 
Associations
Trauma, pregnancy, HIV, oral contraceptives.

Pathogenesis
Uncertain whether it is neoplastic or reactive.
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