Microvenular hemangioma

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 Authored by: Pedro Zaballos     ·  Ignacio Gómez Martín

 Keywords:   microvenular hemangioma
Description DermoscopyDermoscopy is a non invasive diagnostic method. of microvenular hemangiomaThis glossary term has not yet been described.
Author(s) Pedro Zaballos · Ignacio Gómez Martín
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Status released
Status update August 15, 2017
Status by Ralph P. Braun

Acquired, slowly growing, asymptomatic, benignis any condition that is harmless in the long run 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.


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