Angina bullosa haemorrhagica (ABH) is a condition of the mucous membranes characterized by the sudden appearance of one or more blood blisters within the . Angina bullosa hemorrhagica (ABH) is an enigmatic oral disorder Angina bullosa haemorrhagica (ABH) is an uncommon and benign. Angina bullosa haemorrhagica. Authoritative facts about the skin from DermNet New Zealand.

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Expanding the histologic spectrum of angina bullosa hemorrhagica: Article-Type of This Article. Please review our privacy policy. The FResearch website uses cookies. However, any patient with ABH, must also be wngina about some rare complications like acute airway obstruction in case of huge palatal or pharyngeal bullae as mentioned by Pahl et al 4. The patient was unaware of the same lesion and therefore gave no significant history regarding the same.

Case Report: A rare cause of oral bullae: Angina bullosa hemorrhagica – FResearch

Journal Haemorrhagoca of This Article. To sign in, please click here. This process is considered nowadays to have a multifactorial etiopathogenesis, where mild oral traumatisms can trigger the blisters in susceptible individuals.

Impending acute airway obstruction secondary to haemorrhagic blisters should be managed as for any acute upper airway obstruction, with consideration given to three main strategies: On the basis of clinical appearance and the history, a provisional diagnosis of ABH was made. In addition, a capillary vascular hypertrophy, similar to that of patients with diabetes or porphyria, has been described[ 3 ]. The patient reported no blood dyscrasias, anticoagulant therapy or liver disease and was generally having good health.


One other possible diagnosis was a vesiculo-bullous disorder like pemphigus, pemphigoid, bullous lichen and acquired epidermolysis bullosa but he did not have any additional lesions elsewhere. A clinical study of 16 cases. His bullosx and family history was unremarkable. How to cite this report:.

This condition was first described in as traumatic oral hemophlyctenosis. Badham[ 1 ] described in his study certain association between ABH and systemic conditions, including menstruation in some of his patients.

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In disease processes where the obstructing lesion is likely to resolve over a few days, a surgical tracheostomy is often considered as haemorrhagicw reserve procedure, provided that it can be carried out immediately if necessary.

Squamous cell papilloma Keratoacanthoma Malignant: To avoid possible recurrences, ascorbic acid and citroflavonoids have been suggested to be administered to the patients[ 3 ], without effective results reported. Investigations The patient reported no blood dyscrasias, anticoagulant therapy or liver disease and was generally having good health. Some, the most frequent, have a large solitary lesion located in the soft palate and recurring spaced in time; others, less frequent, have a greater number of lesions byllosa different locations and with a higher recurrence rate.

Although our patient suffered from SLE, which may cause oral ulceration, no vasculitis haejorrhagica evident bulllosa histopathology, making SLE an unlikely cause.

The cause of ABH is still unclear. Fenlon S, Pearce A. However, Stephenson et al[ 2 ] described certain basal positivity for IgG and C3 in some cases. The blisters last only few minutes and then spontaneously rupture, leaving a shallow ulcer that heals without scarring, discomfort or pain, as seen in both the present cases.


Br J Anaesth ; Angina bullosa haemorrhagica presenting as acute upper airway obstruction C. Retrieved from ” https: It is also noteworthy that mastication significantly increases the blood flow rate bulposa the soft palate via parasympathetic reflux vasodilatation.

Angina Bullosa Hemorrhagica: Report of Two Cases

Most oral bullae are caused by vesiculo-bullous disorders, blood dyscrasia and systemic diseases. To give a proper diagnosis, one should rule out any other cause.

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Oral blood blisters in angina bullosa haemorrhagica secondary to trauma of eating and dental injection. Martini et al[ 19 ], described the formation of petechiae in the periphery of the blister immediately after its rupture, which gullosa suggest to be caused by a venous obstruction in the area, although it is unclear if it is a cause or a consequence of the blister.

Pemphigoid and bullous lichen planus were not considered because our patient had a solitary lesion and this healed spontaneously in a week without any treatment. Most of the general practitioners are unaware of this lesion leading to misdiagnosis and patient is subjected to haemorrhagiva treatment since this condition spontaneously rupture and heal without any treatment.