Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Vascular tumors
Capillary hemangioma

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 8 October 2016, last major update July 2012

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PubMed search: capillary [title] hemangioma skin

Related topics: Hemangioma

Cite this page: Capillary hemangioma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumornonmelanocytichemangiomacapillary.html. Accessed December 15th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Small (usually 1 - 3 mm) benign vascular lesions
  • Also called strawberry hemangioma
  • Children: usually regress by fibrosis
  • Adults: may slowly enlarge or thrombose
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Lobular capillary hemangioma

Lobular capillary hemangioma - irritated

Differential diagnosis