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The Turkish Journal of Ear Nose and Throat Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia of the masseter muscle [Tr-ENT]
Tr-ENT. 2019; 29(3): 142-145 | DOI: 10.5606/Tr-ENT.2019.20592

Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia of the masseter muscle

Mustafa Caner Kesimli1, Deniz Kaya1, İsmet Aslan1, Murat Ünal1, Selçuk Bilgi2
1Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Liv Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
2Department of Pathology, Acıbadem University, Turkey

Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (IPEH) is a rare, benign, non-neoplastic vascular lesion which usually occurs in the skin, subcutaneous tissue, and mucous membrane originating from any place where the vessel is located. It is most commonly seen in the head and neck region, while oral cavity involvement is rare. The clinical significance of IPEH is its histopathological similarity with Kaposi sarcoma, intravenous atypical vascular proliferation, spindle-cell hemangioendothelioma, and particularly with angiosarcoma. Surgical resection is the main treatment option. Herein, we present a case of IPEH of the masseter muscle which was resected successfully.

Keywords: Head and neck tumor, intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia, masseter muscle, Masson’s tumor.

Mustafa Caner Kesimli, Deniz Kaya, İsmet Aslan, Murat Ünal, Selçuk Bilgi. Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia of the masseter muscle. Tr-ENT. 2019; 29(3): 142-145

Corresponding Author: Mustafa Caner Kesimli, Türkiye
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