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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: Key Points

…resent in infancy with a wide spectrum of clinical presentations. 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…

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

…Systemic propranolol is an emerging therapy that may be highly effective for the management of rapidly growing or ulcerating hemangiomas; this therapy may impose hemodynamic instability of the infant and should be performed in an inpatient setting…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: Clinical Cases

…symptomatic Lesion beginning to distort anatomy of the left orbit, obstructing vision Initial evaluation Clinical diagnosis: hemangioma of infancy Given rapid growth, visual impediment with potential impairment of visual development, treatment is…

Tufted hemangioma: clinical case and literature review

Tufted hemangioma: clinical case and literature review

…, showed inconsistency of these findings and demonstrated that D2-40 may also be positive in the small capillaries in tufted hemangiomas [4]. Infantile hemangiomas are seen only in newborns and usually involute. They appear mostly commonly on the…

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

From the Dermatologikum Hamburg: Quiz

…6(1):112-5. Epub 2011 Aug 6. CrossRef 6. Al Dhaybi R, Lam C, Hatami A, Powell J, McCuaig C, Kokta V. Targetoid hemosiderotic hemangiomas (hobnail hemangiomas) are vascular lymphatic malformations: a study of 12 pediatric cases. J Am Acad Dermatol….

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pyogenic granuloma

…giomatosis usually presents itself as many papules and nodules, sometimes hundreds of them, in persons who are HIV positive. Hemangiomas usually are not ulcerated and change little over the course of a lifetime. Kaposi’s sarcoma may manifest…

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