cherry angioma


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se·nile he·man·gi·o·ma

red papules caused by weakening of dermal capillary walls, which do not blanch on pressure, seen mostly in persons over 30 years of age.

cherry angioma

A benign, ruby-red, 1–3-mm diameter papule surrounded by a pale halo; cherry angiomas are commonly seen on the trunk and extremities of older adults, located in the superficial corium, and consist of thinned dilated capillaries that cause superficial bumps.
 
Management
Excision by cryotherapy for cosmetic purposes.

cherry angioma

Senile angioma Dermatology A benign, ruby red, 1-3 mm in diameter papule, surrounded by a pale halo; the CA is commonly seen on the trunk and extremities of older adults, located in the superficial corium, and consists of dilated, thinned capillaries that cause superficial bumps Management Excision by cryotherpapy for cosmetic purposes.

De Morgan,

Campbell, English physician, 1811-1876.
Campbell De Morgan spots - congenital anomaly in which proliferation of blood vessels leads to a mass resembling a neoplasm; primarily seen on skin and in subcutaneous tissue; incidence increases with age. Synonym(s): cherry angioma; De Morgan spots; senile hemangioma
De Morgan spots - Synonym(s): Campbell De Morgan spots
References in periodicals archive ?
Burke, "Eruptive cherry angiomas and irritant symptoms after one acute exposure to the glycol ether solvent 2-butoxyethanol," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, vol.
Vardy, "Cherry angiomas associated with exposure to bromides," Dermatology, vol.
Unlike what the literature suggests, our data showed only few cases of acanthosis nigricans as well as cherry angiomas. Further study needs to be done in this regard to establish the relationship of acanthosis nigricans and Campbell de Morgan spot.
Cherry angiomas were seen in 102 (51%) cases, Dermatosis papulosa nigra was seen in 67 cases (33.5%) and Acrochordons was seen in 53 cases (26.5%).
There was a statistically significant association of cherry angioma with diabetes in our study.