Hemangiomas are benign tumors composed of blood vessels. Capillary hemangiomas are developmental hamartomatous lesions of the vascular tissue, which are common in infancy and adolescents. Head and neck are the most prevalent sites for origin of hemangiomas, but are rarely observed in the oral cavity. This paper presents a rare case report of capillary hemangioma on the palate of a pregnant patient, which was managed by laser therapy with satisfactory uneventful healing. The characteristic clinical and histo.pathologic features of vascular tumors and malformations, especially capillary hemangiomas are discussed.
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