Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Vascular tumors
Hemangioma variants
Cavernous hemangioma


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PubMed search: cavernous [title] hemangioma skin

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Cavernous hemangioma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumornonmelanocytichemangiomacavernous.html. Accessed September 26th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Markedly dilated dermal vessels, may elevate overlying epidermis, which may be atrophic
  • Associated with Maffucci syndrome, blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome, Kasabach-Merritt syndrome
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Infantile, courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick

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Courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick

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