Subglottic Hemangioma

  • Etiology: vascular malformation
  • AP airway: asymmetric narrowing of subglottic trachea
  • CT: markedly enhancing subglottic lesion
  • MRI: T2 hyperintense with avid enhancement
  • Clinical: usually presents with stridor at 6-12 weeks as it grows larger, coexisting skin hemangioma in 50%, most common benign pediatric airway tumor

Radiology Cases of Subglottic Hemangioma

Radiograph of subglottic hemangioma
Lateral radiograph of the airway shows a subglottic soft tissue mass.