[Skip to Navigation]
November 1994

Giant Cavernous Hemangioma of the Face-Reply

Author Affiliations

New York, NY
Tel Aviv, Israel

Arch Ophthalmol. 1994;112(11):1407. doi:10.1001/archopht.1994.01090230017007

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


In reply  We read the letter of Glaser and Siegfried with great interest. However, we fail to accept their impression that the lesion we described is hypertrophic nevus flammeus. Several major textbooks of dermatology, including our referenced Pathology of the Skin by Farmer and Hood as well as Clinical Pediatric Dermatology by Hurwitz (Philadelphia, Pa: WB Saunders Co; 1981), Ackerman's Diseases of the Skin by Domonkos et al (WB Saunders Co; 1982), and Histopathology of the Skin by Lever and Schaumburg-Lever (Philadelphia, Pa: JB Lippincott; 1983) fail to recognize the entity hypertrophic nevus flammeus. Consequently, we stand by our original diagnosis based on the history, clinical course, and findings.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
Add or change institution