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This article has been retracted as it is found to contain a substantial amount of material from the paper “Capillary hemangioma of palatal mucosa,” Bharti Vipin, Singh Jagmohan, Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology, 2012;16:475-8.

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  1. J. S. Gill, S. Gill, A. Bhardwaj, and H. S. Grover, “Oral haemangioma,” Case Reports in Medicine, vol. 2012, Article ID 347939, 4 pages, 2012.
Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 347939, 4 pages
Case Report

Oral Haemangioma

1Department of Periodontics and Oral Implantology, SGT Dental College, Hospital and Research Institute, Gurgaon, Budhera, Haryana 122505, India
2Department of Oral Pathology, Manav Rachna Dental College, Haryana, Faridabad 121004, India

Received 27 July 2011; Accepted 13 November 2011

Academic Editor: Jahn M. Nesland

Copyright © 2012 Jaspreet Singh Gill et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Vascular anomalies comprise a widely heterogeneous group of tumours and malformations. Haemangioma is the most common benign tumour of vascular origin of the head and neck region. The possible sites of occurrence in oral cavity are lips, tongue, buccal mucosa, and palate. Despite its benign origin and behaviour, it is always of clinical importance to the dental profession and requires appropriate management. This case study reports a rare case of capillary haemangioma on the palatal gingiva in a 14-year-old female.