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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Hemangiomas, Vascular Malformations, and Ectasias

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An hemangioma is a benign neoplasm of blood vessels, a vascular malformation is an aberration in development of one or more major vascular structures, and an ectasia is a dilation of a preexisting end vessel.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…ns. Recent changes in the classification now restrict the term hemangioma to describe hemangioma of infancy, a benign, self-involuting, endothelial tumor that presents early in infancy and spontaneously resolves within the first few years of life. Mo…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Hemangioma of infancy Port-wine stain Differential diagnosis Cherry hemangioma Tufted hemangioma Spider angioma Lymphangioma circumscriptum…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Treatment

Treatment Treatment of hemangioma of infancy HOI present shortly after birth, and undergo periods of rapid growth during infancy and spontaneous involution during infancy or childhood. Rapid growth may cause severe disfigurement, vision impairment,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Hemangiomas, Vascular Malformations, and Ectasias

An hemangioma is a benign neoplasm of blood vessels, a vascular malformation is an aberration in development of one or more major vascular structures, and an ectasia is a dilation of a preexisting end vessel….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Clinical Cases

Clinical Cases Case 1 6-month-old healthy female Born at 35 weeks gestational age without complications Presents for initial evaluation of a left forehead lesion involving the superior left eyelid Lesion not present at birth Lesion developed at…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Preface

…of the breadth of sweep. Last, wherever a skin lesion—be it a cherry hemangioma, a Miescher’s nevus, or a seborrheic keratosis—is encountered as an incidental finding in a photograph, we call it to the reader’s attention in the photograph’s legend….

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyogenic Granuloma

A red, often ulcerated, boggy papule that represents a hyperplasia of small cutaneous vessels which are "fed" by an arteriole in the subcutaneous fat, the lesion resulting consistently from external trauma, usually in the form of a punctur…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatofibroma

An inflammatory process that develops secondary to trauma, usually in the form of a penetrating injury or rupture of a follicle, and that proceeds through stages of granulation tissue with numerous extravasated erythrocytes, granulomatous inflammati…

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…explanation Hobnail lymphatic malformation (so-called hobnail hemangioma or targetoid hemosiderotic hemangioma) Dilated and bizarre-shaped vessels are seen in the upper reticular dermis and extend into the papillary dermis. At the periphery of the l…

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