Strawberry (infantile) hemangioma "Capillary hemangioma"

Strawberry (infantile) hemangioma
  • Facts:
    Benign vascular tumors of childhood
    Appear during the first weeks of life, grow rapidly, regress by ages 5 -8
    Composed of capillaries separated by connective tissue
  • History / PE:
    Bright red, compressible plaques with sharply demarcated borders
  • See Also:
    Cherry hemangioma

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July 24th 2010