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

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords: Angiolymphoid hyperplasia; Eosinophilia; Epithelioid hemangioma; Face.