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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

…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 benign vascular

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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

…there is a concern for a clinical syndrome with cutaneous and extracutaneous manifestations, such as PHACE (posterior fossa malformations, hemangioma, arterial anomalies, coarctation of the aorta and other cardiac abnormalities, and eye…

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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…

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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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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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Venous Stasis: Key Points

…e wound healing include ongoing edema (if compression is not incorporated 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…

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