Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Vascular tumors
Infantile hemangioma

Topic Completed: 1 July 2012

Revised: 16 April 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed search: Infantile [title] hemangioma

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Infantile hemangioma. website. Accessed July 22nd, 2019.
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
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