Case Report

Boiling water injection as a non-surgical alternative treatment in hemangiomas

Denta A. Prasetya , Maria Goreti, Cahya Y. Hasan

Denta A. Prasetya
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Gadja, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Email:

Maria Goreti
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Gadja, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Cahya Y. Hasan
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, dr.Sardjito General Hospital, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Online First: August 01, 2021 | Cite this Article
Prasetya, D., Goreti, M., Hasan, C. 2021. Boiling water injection as a non-surgical alternative treatment in hemangiomas. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science 6(2): 128-131. DOI:10.15562/jdmfs.v6i2.931

Objective: This paper introduce boiling water as an alternative simple treatment for hemangiomas without surgery.

Methods: The patient was a 22-year-old woman with a diagnosis of high flow hemangioma based on doppler ultrasound examination. A treatment with boiling water injection was carried out in 2 stages combined with dexamethasone 0.5 mg for 10 days and 5 days after the first and second injection respectively.

Results: Evaluation done 3 months after injection showed no hemangioma lesions.

Conclusion: The combination of boiling water injection and corticosteroid administration in the treatment of hemangiomas ended up in satisfactory results


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