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