strawberry nevus

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straw·ber·ry ne·vus

a small nevus vascularis (capillary hemangioma) resembling a strawberry in size, shape, and color; it usually disappears spontaneously in early childhood. See: capillary hemangioma.
A raised, irregular, bright-red capillary haemangioma or reactive proliferation of small subdermal vessels seen in infancy, which expands aggressively for several years and then involutes or disappears—90% are gone by age 7
Management Excision if necessary or high-dose prednisone

straw·ber·ry ne·vus

, strawberry mark (straw'ber-ē nē'vŭs, mahrk)
A small nevus vascularis (capillary hemangioma) resembling a strawberry in size, shape, and color; it usually disappears spontaneously in early childhood.
See also: capillary hemangioma

strawberry nevus

1. Vascular nevus.
2. Infantile hemangioma.
See also: nevus
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But she says she was reassured by doctors and nurses that it was simply a strawberry birthmark that was "nothing to worry about".
Mr Berry has blue eyes, wears glasses, is of medium build, with a strawberry birthmark on his left shoulder and arm.
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My own brother was born with a strawberry birthmark above his eye, a raised, squishy lump of skin.
She has a strawberry birthmark on her left leg which shows up when she's nervous.
Ann Bentley, who was born with a strawberry birthmark, set up the charity Kidsfayre to pay for the pounds 27,000 laser.
But as the days passed into weeks, it became clear that it was a strawberry birthmark , which grew and became swollen until it completely covered her eyelid.
I was born with a large strawberry birthmark on my chest and when I was little I had to go on a regular basis to hospital to have it monitored.
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