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Hemangioma

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Hemangiomas occur in a variety of sizes, locations, and degrees of combination of capillaries, larger vessels, and venous lakes. The hemangioma pictured here is of the simplest sort. It is limited, superficial, and largely capillary. Lesions of this sort tend to increase in size for a period of time and then to involute partially or totally. Most often, the best cosmetic result is achieved by allowing this spontaneous process to run its course.

Color Atlas of Pediatric Dermatology

Samuel Weinberg, Neil S. Prose, Leonard Kristal

Copyright 2008, 1998, 1990, 1975, by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Sources: Color Atlas of Pediatric Dermatology

Samuel Weinberg, Neil S. Prose, Leonard Kristal

Copyright 2008, 1998, 1990, 1975, by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

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