Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Vascular tumors
Juvenile hemangioma

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 7 October 2016, last major update July 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Related topics: Hemangioma

Cite this page: Juvenile hemangioma. website. Accessed March 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Usually congenital or perinatal and grow during the first few months of life
  • Spontaneously involutes, not associated with Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon
Case reports
Clinical images
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Dark brown papule

Surrounding ecchymotic macular rings

Microscopic (histologic) images
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Lobules below normal epithelium

Plump endothelial cells

Proliferation of endothelial cells



Positive stains
Differential diagnosis