capillary hemangioma


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Related to capillary hemangioma: Port wine stain, cavernous hemangioma

cap·il·lar·y he·man·gi·o·ma

an overgrowth of capillary blood vessels, seen most commonly in the skin, at or soon after birth, as a soft bright red to purple nodule or plaque that usually disappears by the fifth year. The most common type of hemangioma.

capillary hemangioma

a blood-filled birthmark or benign tumor consisting of closely packed small blood vessels. Commonly found during infancy, it first grows, then may spontaneously disappear in early childhood without treatment. Surgical removal is not usually attempted unless frequent trauma and bleeding are present. However, surgery may be performed later for cosmetic reasons. Also called hemangioma simplex, strawberry hemangioma, strawberry mark, nevus vascularis. Compare cavernous hemangioma, nevus flammeus.
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Capillary hemangioma

capillary hemangioma

A painless benign vascularised skin lesion which develops shortly after birth.
 
Prognosis
Many disappear in early childhood.
 
Management
Local steroid injections often reduce the lesion’s size.

capillary hemangioma

Dermatology A painless benign vascularized red–purple skin lesion that develops shortly after birth Prognosis Many CHs disappear in early childhood Management Local steroid injections may ↓ the CH's size

cap·il·lar·y he·man·gi·o·ma

(kap'i-lār-ē hē-man'jē-ō'mă)
An overgrowth of capillary blood vessels, seen most commonly in the skin, at or soon after birth, as a soft bright red to purple nodule or plaque that usually disappears by the fifth year. The most common type of hemangioma.
Synonym(s): nevus vascularis, nevus vasculosus.
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This is in keeping with the fact that most intracranial capillary hemangiomas are extra-axial [3].
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Thus the differentia- tion between a capillary hemangioma and pyogenic granuloma is somewhat unclear at this time.
had pointed that the spontaneous involution of central nervous system capillary hemangioma (CNSCH) is unlikely, and the GLUT1 protein, which is a diagnostically useful maker for infantile hemangioma, is not expressed within CNSCH.
The superficial infantile hemangioma is also called capillary hemangioma, capillary nevus, strawberry hemangioma, strawberry nevus, and hemangioma simplex.
The differentiation between a capillary hemangioma and pyogenic granuloma is somewhat unclear at this time.
Pyogenic granuloma (PG) is also called lobular capillary hemangioma by some authors (1).
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3) Some authors use the term lobular capillary hemangioma for this lesion.