Skin nonmelanocytic tumor

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Hemangioma variants

Hobnail hemangioma

Last author update: 1 July 2012
Last staff update: 28 February 2023

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PubMed Search: Hobnail hemangioma

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Hobnail hemangioma. website. Accessed May 29th, 2023.
Definition / general
  • Endothelial cells protrude into vessel lumina
Case reports
Clinical images

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Proliferation of irregular dissecting vascular channels lined by plump endothelial cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.

Hobnail hemangioma

Targetoid hemosiderotic

Contributed by Asmaa Gaber Abdou, M.D. and Nancy Asaad, M.D.

Lower lip of female

Positive stains
Negative stains
Differential diagnosis
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