Microvenular hemangioma

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 Editor: Pedro Zaballos

 Author(s): Pedro Zaballos     ·  Ignacio Gómez Martín
Description DermoscopyThe examination of [skin lesions] with a 'dermatoscope'. This traditionally consists of a magnifier (typically x10), a non-polarised light source, a transparent plate and a liquid medium between the instrument and the skin, and allows inspection of skin lesions unobstructed by skin surface reflections. Modern dermatoscopes dispense with the use of liquid medium and instead use polarised light to cancel out skin surface reflections. of microvenular hemangiomaThis glossary term has not yet been described.
Author(s) Pedro Zaballos · Ignacio Gómez Martín
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Status unknown
Status update August 15, 2017
Status by Ralph P. Braun


Acquired, slowly growing, asymptomatic, benign vascular tumorThis glossary term has not yet been described. 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 networkGrid-like pattern consisting of interconnecting pigmented lines surrounding hypopigmented holes.

ReferencesThis is material contained in a footnote or bibliography holding further information.
  1. Scalvenzi et al.: Dermoscopy of microvenular hemangioma: report of a case. Dermatology (Basel) 2007;215:69-71. PMID: 17587844. DOI.