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What is a cherry angioma?

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A cherry angioma is a smooth, cherry-red bump on the skin.

Although cherry angiomas usually appear on the trunk of the body, they can occur nearly anywhere. The cause of cherry angiomas is not known and the growths usually appear on people over the age of 40.

From: Cysts, Lumps, Bumps, and Your Skin WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Dermatology. 

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on November 06, 2018

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American Academy of Dermatology. 

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on November 06, 2018

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