strawberry mark

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a spot, blemish, or other circumscribed area visible on the skin or a mucous membrane.
raspberry mark (strawberry mark) congenital hemangioma.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

strawberry mark

A raised shiny red nevus or birthmark, occurring usually on the face or scalp and resembling a strawberry.
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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
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Having not had early laser treatment, baby Emma - now 10 months old - may face corrective surgery to remove her strawberry mark if it hasn't sufficiently shrunk by the New Year.
"The only way I could tell Katie and Sarah apart was because one of them had a small strawberry mark when she was born, although that disappeared after a few months.
From the holy symbol, it was only a short hop to the claim that those born with a small red birthmark (called a strawberry mark) were born under the sign of royalty.
Their son Cole, who is now eight months old, was born in May at Pinderfields Hospital with a giant haemangioma, sometimes called 'strawberry marks', but of more concern was that part of his brain was missing.