Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published


A Holistic Approach for the Management of Lobular Capillary Haemangioma using ErCr:YSGG Laser

 Devashish, Vinod Chandel , Nishant Khurana ,Shruti Kanwar


Statement of problem: Lobular Capillary Hemangioma (LCH) is a sessile or pediculate mass with or without ulceration zones. Oral health may be compromised due to problems in oral functions like chewing, swallowing, tongue movements, esthetics and repeated trauma. Purpose: In a young patient treatment necessitates a minimally invasive and painless procedure. This case report describes the management of Lobular Capillary Hemangioma using ErCr:YSGG laser in a 15 years old female patient. Materials and Methods: The patient presented with a growth on the floor of the mouth on left side which interfered with the tongue movement. The growth was excised using ErCr:YSGG laser. Results: Healing post excision was uneventful and painless, within 1 month there was continuity of the mucosa of the floor of the mouth without any sign of recurrence at 1 year follow-up. Conclusion: ErCr:YSGG laser excision in a young adolescent is an effective procedure for the management of an intra-oral soft tissue overgrowth.

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