Hemangioma / angioma
|Description||Below are dermoscopic features commonly associated with the diagnosis “Hemangioma / angioma”. The example images have been approved by a panel of experts as representative of each given feature.
|Responsible author||Ralph Braun → send e-mail|
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Below are dermoscopic features commonly associated with the diagnosis “Hemangioma / angioma”. The example images have been approved by a panel of experts as representative of each given feature.
For a more in-depth discussion of associated features, please see the Dermoscopedia page for “Hemangioma / angioma”.
Red, blue-red, or maroon lacunae / lagoons with white septae
Well-demarcated, round to oval red, reddish-brown or reddish-blue areas that commonly vary in size and color; tightly clustered or loosely scattered throughout the lesion; often located on a background of red, red-blue, or red-white homogeneous color.
Blue-black coloring (when thrombosed)
Hemangiomas may develop a partial thrombosis, acquiring a focal blue-black color, or a total thrombosis manifesting a jet-black color.
- Fried LJ, Tan A, Berry EG, et al. Dermoscopy Proficiency Expectations for US Dermatology Resident Physicians: Results of a Modified Delphi Survey of Pigmented Lesion Experts. JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 06, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.5213