Venous malformations

Venous malformations are variable in location and depth.  They may be superficial or deep and are found in the cheek inside the mouth, the tongue, the lips, the face, and the neck. Consisting of a plexus (web-like structure) of dilated veins they are bluish in color and distend with the head in a dependent position (head down).

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