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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

Key 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

…tzen LS, Koerper MA, Frieden IJ (2009) Physiologic changes in vascular birthmarks during early infancy: Mechanisms and clinical implications, JAAD, 60: 669-675. Garzon MC, Huang JT, Enjolras O, Frieden IJ (2007) Vascular malformations: Part I. JAAD,…

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Venous Stasis: Treatment

…ence 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 ulcer. In all ulcerations, if appropriate and progressive healing doe…

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Vascular Birthmarks: Treatment

…oval. 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 inflammatory or ulcerating HOI. For co-management of high-dose cort…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Predominantly Vascular/Perivascular Fluorescence

…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) that occurs in conjunction with a similar pattern of fluorescen…

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Chondrodermatitis Nodularis Helicis: Key Points

…y 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 a specific inciting trauma, but external factors likely play a r…

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Melanoma: Treatment

…ion, 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 surgical procedure or significant cosmetic deformity, an incisional bio…

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Erythema Multiforme: Treatment

…d or treated. Diagnostic considerations include: viral direct fluorescence antibody (DFA) testing, viral culture, herpes serologies, mycoplasma serologies or cold agglutinins, and chest X-ray. For bullous skin lesions, aluminum acetate compresses (su…

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