Isolated Cavernous Hemangioma: A Rare Benign Lesion of the Stomach

Murat Basbug, Ridvan Yavuz, Mahmut Dablan, Birol Baysal, Metehan Gencoglu, Yusuf Yagmur


Gastric cavernous hemangioma is a relatively rare benign gastric disease. Here we report the case of a 25-year-old male patient who had been admitted complaining of epigastric pain and hematemesis. Preoperative imaging indicated that the mass lesion palpated in the epigastric region was a probable mesenchymal tumor of gastric origin. Due to the hypervascular nature and submucosal localization of the mass, we did not obtain definitive preoperative diagnosis by endoscopic biopsy. The histologic diagnosis of cavernous hemangioma was confirmed by post-resection histopathologial evaluation of the mass.



Hemangioma; Vascular disease; Gastric Hemangiomas

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