Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Vascular tumors
Capillary hemangioma

Topic Completed: 1 July 2012

Revised: 16 April 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed search: capillary [title] hemangioma skin

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Capillary hemangioma. website. Accessed December 14th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Small (usually 1 - 3 mm) benign vascular lesions
  • Also called strawberry hemangioma
  • Children: usually regress by fibrosis
  • Adults: may slowly enlarge or thrombose
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Lobular capillary hemangioma

Lobular capillary hemangioma - irritated

Differential diagnosis
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