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.

strawberry mark

A raised shiny red nevus or birthmark, occurring usually on the face or scalp and resembling a strawberry.

strawberry hemangioma, strawberry mark

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 mark

a local granulomatous nodule in the intestinal wall of pigs caused by the deep penetration of the proboscis of Macrocanthoryncus hirudinaceus.
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Jenny, a 26-year-old receptionist, said: "I simply didn't know anything about strawberry marks or how they could expand.
All babies born between May, 1999, and April, 2000, are screened for strawberry marks.