Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Vascular tumors
Hemangioma variants
Capillary hemangioma


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PubMed search: capillary [title] hemangioma skin

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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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

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.

Lobular capillary hemangioma

Lobular capillary hemangioma - irritated

Differential diagnosis
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