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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.

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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…

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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

…extracutaneous manifestations, such as PHACE (posterior fossa malformations, hemangioma, arterial anomalies, coarctation of the aorta and other cardiac abnormalities, and eye abnormalities). For consideration of laser or surgical removal of a vascula…

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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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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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Venous Stasis: Clinical Cases

…ring male Bilateral lower extremity edema, varicose veins and vascular blebs, brawny hyperpigmentation, xerotic changes, with a 1.4 x 2.6 cm ulceration overlying the left medial malleolus No evidence of superinfection is present Normal sensory and mo…

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Venous Stasis: Key Points

…corporated into the wound care), infection, and poor arterial vascular supply to the area. The medical treatment of leg ulcers due to venous insufficiency requires the consideration of important differential diagnoses of leg ulcers, management of leg…

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