Hemangioma / angioma

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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.


For a more in-depth discussion of associated features, please see the Dermoscopedia page for “Hemangioma / angioma”.

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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 [edit]

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.[1]

Blue-black coloring (when thrombosed) [edit]

Hemangiomas may develop a partial thrombosis, acquiring a focal blue-black color, or a total thrombosis manifesting a jet-black color.[2]