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Quintessence International



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Quintessence Int 41 (2010), No. 1     7. Dec. 2009
Quintessence Int 41 (2010), No. 1  (07.12.2009)

Page 67-69, PubMed:19907735

Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia successfully treated with oral steroids
Fasanmade, Adekunmi / Anjum, Kashif / Hughes, Ceri / Dunnill, Giles / Thomas, Steve
Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia is a rare benign vascular lesion most commonly affecting the head and neck region. This article reports a case of a 26-year-old white woman with rapidly enlarging nodules of the upper lip and cheek treated successfully with oral corticosteroids and cetirizine. Morbidity and cosmetic deformity associated with radical surgery to the face and possible consequences of radiation treatment were avoided. There were no long-term complications.

Keywords: angiolymphoid hyperplasia, eosinophilia, facial deformity, Kimura disease, oral corticosteroids