cherry angioma

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cherry angioma

DERMATOLOGY

Definition A popular term for a benign, ruby red, 1-3 mm in 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 consists of dilated, thinned capillaries that cause superficial bumps

 

cherry angioma image from New Medical Terms

cherry angioma

Management Excision by cryotherapy for cosmetic purposes   

Synonyms Cherry hemangioma, senile angioma 

 

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