capillary hemangioma

Capillary hemangioma

One of the common benign vascular tumors

The usual sites are skin and mucous membranes of  head and neck region and are small in size.  Also referred to as strawberry hemangioma. In children they usually regress.

Microscopy: There will be clusters of thin walled capillaries in the dermis. These capillaries are lined by a single layer of endothelial cells.

Thrombosis can be seen in  the lumen of few capillaries.