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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 243-246

Hemangioma of the buccal fat pad


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tehran Dental Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Craniomaxillofacial Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Private Practice in Dentistry, Azad University, Tehran, Iran
4 Young Researchers Club, Tehran Dental Branch, Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Sarang Saadat
Craniomaxillofacial Research Center, Shari'ati Hospital, Kargar Avenue, Tehran
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0976-237X.132368

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Hemangiomas are benign vascular neoplasms characterized by an abnormal proliferation of blood vessels. Buccal fat pad (BFP) is a rare place for hemangioma. In this report, clinical, radiographic, and histopathological findings are described in a rare case of hemangioma with phleboliths involving the BFP, and a review is made of the international literature on this subject.


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