Skin nonmelanocytic tumor

Vascular tumors

Hemangioma variants

Cavernous hemangioma

Topic Completed: 1 July 2012

Minor changes: 9 November 2020

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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. website. Accessed December 7th, 2021.
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
Clinical images

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.


Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.
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