Slide 145.Hemangioma, cavernous, Skin

A. Brief Descriptions

  1. Increased number of normal or abnormal vessels.

  2. Infancy and childhood, regress spontaneously.

  3. Red-blue, soft, spongy mass.

B. Gross Findings

C. Micro Findings

  1. Numerous dilated and congested vessels with flattened endothelium and large lumina

D. Others

  1. Benign vascular neoplasm.

E. Reference

  1. Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease. Ch12. p.532-533.




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