Angioma serpiginosum

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 Authored by: Pedro Zaballos     ·  Ignacio Gómez Martín

 Keywords:   angioma serpiginosum
Description This chapter describes dermoscopyDermoscopy is a non invasive diagnostic method. of angioma serpiginosumis a skin condition in which there are small blood vessels near the skin surface. It presents as small red dots (puncta) that cluster together to form a linear or snake-like array (serpiginous pattern) or ring-shaped (gyrate) pattern.
Author(s) Pedro Zaballos · Ignacio Gómez Martín
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Status released
Status update August 15, 2017
Status by Ralph P. Braun


Benignis any condition that is harmless in the long run vascular disorder, characterized clinically by multiple minute, red-to-purple, grouped macules distributed in a serpiginous or gyrate pattern. DermoscopyDermoscopy is a non invasive diagnostic method.:[1]

  • Numerous small, relatively well demarcated, round-to-oval red lacunaeThis glossary term has not yet been described.
  • Ohnishi et al.: Angioma serpiginosum: a report of 2 cases identified using epiluminescence microscopy. Arch Dermatol 1999;135:1366-8. PMID: 10566835.