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Int J Surg Case Rep. 2011;2(8):258-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2011.03.007. Epub 2011 Sep 1.

Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (epithelioid hemangioma) of the face: An unusual presentation.

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Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon and Oral Physician, Maxillofacial Clinic, Dental & Maxillofacial Centre, Royal Medical Services, Bahrain Defence Force Hospital, PO Box 33255, Isa Town, Bahrain.


Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE) is a rare entity that usually occurs as 0.5-3 cm pink to brown nodules in the skin surface and subcutaneous tissues of the head & neck. Here we report an unusual occurrence in size and appearance of ALHE in the tissues of the cheek of an adult Asian male.


Angiolymphoid hyperplasia; Eosinophilia; Epithelioid hemangioma; Face

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