Targetoid hemosiderotic hemangioma

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 Authored by: Pedro Zaballos     ·  Ignacio Gómez Martín

Description DermoscopyDermoscopy is a non invasive diagnostic method. of targetoid demosiderotic hemangioma
Author(s) Pedro Zaballos · Ignacio Gómez Martín
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Status released
Status update August 15, 2017
Status by Ralph P. Braun


Uncommon, benignis any condition that is harmless in the long run, solitary, vascular lesionThis glossary term has not yet been described. of lymphatic origin. The classic clinical presentation is as single, annular, targetoid-appearance vascular lesion with a brown to violaceous central papule surrounded by a thin, pale area and a peripheral ecchymotic ring. Patients usually describe cyclic changes in their lesions. Dermoscopy:[1]

  • Central area with red and dark lacunaeThis glossary term has not yet been described.
  • Peripheral circular reddish-violaceous homogeneous area
  • Sometimes, intermediate skinThis glossary term has not yet been described.-coloured, yellow or white circular homogeneous area.
  • Occasionally, a reddish-violaceous or ecchymotic homogeneous area occupies the whole lesion.
  • A peripheral delicate pigment networkGrid-like pattern consisting of interconnecting pigmented lines surrounding hypopigmented holes., white structures (white shiny linesstreaks) may be present.
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  1. Zaballos et al.: Dermoscopy of Targetoid Hemosiderotic Hemangioma: A Morphological Study of 35 Cases. Dermatology (Basel) 2015;231:339-44. PMID: 26458032. DOI.