A case of Angio lymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia treated by 980 vascular diode laser


  • Sakina Sadiq Malik Combined Military Hospital Rawalpindi
  • Amer Ejaz


Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia, 908 vascular diode laser


Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE) are benign, uncommon, reactive tumors manifesting mostly in Asian adults as isolated or grouped papules or nodules in the skin of the head and neck .Histologically these have proliferation of blood vessels with large endothelial cells and accompanying eosinophilic infiltrate presenting as intrinsic component of the lesion. These lesions are usually persistent causing cosmetic nuisance. Cryotherapy, Surgical excision, pulsed-dye laser, carbon dioxide laser are different treatment modalities but all have their own failure rates. Here we report a case of ALHE in a 45 years old female presenting as a group of large painful nodules on left ear (pinna) for the past 20 years and progressively increasing in size and number. After histological confirmation of diagnosis, she was treated successfully by 908 vascular diode laser. 4 treatment sessions were carried out at fortnightly interval with no side effects.908 vascular diode is a good treatment option for many vascular lesions.

Author Biographies

Sakina Sadiq Malik, Combined Military Hospital Rawalpindi

FCPS Dermatology, MHPE Riphah, Assistant Professor of dermatology, ArmyMedical college Rawalpindi.

Amer Ejaz

FCPS Dermatology,Consultant Dermatologist



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