Parotid haemangiomas in childhood: A case for MRI

P. Huchzermeyer, M. A. Birchall, B. Kendall, C. M. Bailey

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Seven infants with unilateral parotid haemangiomas seen at one centre are presented. Their case notes and special investigations are reviewed. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is revealed as the investigation of choice because of picture quality, definition of soft tissues and lack of exposure to ionizing radiation. MRI allows a definite diagnosis to be made without any invasive procedure being required. A future study following up these infants may be of interest because of controversy regarding the spontaneous resolution of these lesions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)892-895
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Laryngology and Otology
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • Haemangioma
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Parotid neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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