Corkscrew / tortous vessels

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 Authored by: Ralph P. Braun

 Keywords:   corkscrew vessels
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Description Describes dermoscopyDermoscopy is a non invasive diagnostic method. of corkscrew vesselstwisted looped vessels with bends twisted along a central axis melanoma metastasis
Author(s) Ralph P. Braun
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Status update June 29, 2017
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Corkscrew or Tortuous VesselsThis glossary term has not yet been described.[1]Corkscrew vesselstwisted looped vessels with bends twisted along a central axis melanoma metastasis appear as tightly coiled or tortuous vesselsThis glossary term has not yet been described. and have been observed in nodular melanomaThis glossary term has not yet been described., desmoplastic melanomaThis glossary term has not yet been described., and cutaneous melanoma metastases.

vascular patterns
Corkscrew vessels schematics.jpg

References:
  1. An Atlas of Dermoscopy, Second Edition. Marghoob A. et al. CRC Press; 2012.