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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.

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

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

…ey Points Vascular birthmarks are cutaneous vascular lesions present at, or shortly after, birth. They may be categorized as vascular tumors or vascular malformations. The term hemangioma has previously been used to describe many common, typically…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Vascular Birthmarks: References

…g early infancy: Mechanisms and clinical implications, JAAD, 60: 669-675. Garzon MC, Huang JT, Enjolras O, Frieden IJ (2007) Vascular malformations: Part I. JAAD, 56: 353-370. Mulliken JB, Glowacki J (1982) Hemangiomas and vascular malformations in…

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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…Stasis ulcers are the most common cause of leg ulceration. Evidence of venous insufficiency may be minimal, so in some cases vascular evaluation (by Doppler ultrasound) may be required to confirm venous insufficiency as the etiology of the leg…

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Vascular Birthmarks: Treatment

…icosteroids appropriate for the anatomic site, and/or laser removal. When to consult a dermatologist When the diagnosis of a vascular birthmark is not clear. For large HOI, especially involving the face, mouth, or airway. In the case of a highly…

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Livedo / Livedoid Vasculopathy / Atrophie Blanche: Key Points

…times by ulceration and scarring. These terms are commonly considered on a spectrum and reflect varying degrees of cutaneous vascular compromise. Livedo reticularis refers to a common, non-fixed, reticulated pattern of complete rings that is thought…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Predominantly Vascular/Perivascular Fluorescence

…enoch-Schönlein purpura. Deposits of granular IgA in and around venules of the superficial plexus. The only other pattern of vascular fluorescence that deserves mention is the already-described thick, smooth, perivascular one (for IgG and often IgA)…

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Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Key Points

…e etiology of CNH is unknown, many have speculated that this may be a form of localized tissue ischemia, either due to local vascular factors (arteriole narrowing), external pressure or trauma, or cold-induced vasospasm. Most patients to not recall…

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Melanoma: Treatment

…he tumor thickness, as well as to determine presence of ulceration, mitotic index, evidence of regression, perineural or perivascular invasion and maximum depth, is highly recommended. For large lesions that cannot be excised without a major…

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