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red papules caused by weakening of dermal capillary walls, which do not blanch on pressure, seen mostly in persons over 30 years of age.
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cherry angiomaA 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.
Excision by cryotherapy for cosmetic purposes.
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cherry angiomaSenile 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.
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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
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