The Ophthalmology Unit,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.

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Capillary haemangioma

Photo by Professor Chua Chung Nen

This 10-year old girl presents with a three-years history of progressively enlarged swelling  at the bridge of the nose. Histology of the completely excised specimen shows this to be a capillary haemangioma.

 

 

Swelling at the bridge of the nose.

 

Lesion exposed through blunt dissection.

 

Complete excision of the lesion.

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