Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Vascular tumors
Hemangioma variants
Hobnail hemangioma


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Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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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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