Microvenular hemangioma

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Description Dermoscopy of microvenular hemangioma
Author(s) Pedro Zaballos · Ignacio Gómez Martín
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Status update August 15, 2017
Status by Ralph P. Braun


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Acquired, slowly growing, asymptomatic, benign vascular tumor that usually presents on the upper limbs, forearms, or trunk of young to middle-aged adults. It appears as sharply circumscribed, bright red, solitary lesions varying in size from 0.5 to 2 cm.

Dermoscopy [1]:

  • Diffuse erythema with multiple well-demarcated small red globules of different sizes.
  • Peripheral fine pigment network



References

  1. Scalvenzi et al.: Dermoscopy of microvenular hemangioma: report of a case. Dermatology (Basel) 2007;215:69-71. PMID: 17587844. DOI.