Level 7: Angioma / Angiokeratoma / Hemangioma

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Description This chapter describes dermoscopy criteria of angioma, angiokeratoma and hemangioma.
Author(s) Ralph P. Braun · Aimilios Lallas · Ashfaq A. Marghoob
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Status update September 10, 2018
Status by Ralph P. Braun


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Level 7: angioma/angiokeratoma/hemangioma

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  • Angioma and hemangiomas: lacunae with red to maroon to bluish colors that are separated from each other with intervening stroma.


  • Angiokeratomas: lacunae with varying shades of red, maroon and bluish. In addition ,there are thrombosed lacunae that have a black color. The center of the lesion often has a blue-whitish veil and the surrounding skin has an erythematous halo.