Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Vascular tumors
Cavernous hemangioma

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

Revised: 7 October 2016, last major update July 2012

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PubMed search: cavernous [title] hemangioma skin

Related topics: Hemangioma

Cite this page: Cavernous hemangioma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumornonmelanocytichemangiomacavernous.html. Accessed June 23rd, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Markedly dilated dermal vessels, may elevate overlying epidermis, which may be atrophic
  • Associated with Maffucci syndrome, blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome, Kasabach-Merritt syndrome
Clinical images
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Infantile, courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick

Microscopic (histologic) images
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Courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick