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Angiomas are growths and malformations of the vessels.  They are collections of abnormally dense blood or lymph vessels that cause red or purple discolorations on the skin.  Some appear at birth or soon afterward and may be referred to as birthmarks.


Treatment may include:

  • biopsy

Types include:

  • hemangiomas
  • port-wine stains
  • lymphangiomas
  • pyogenic granulomas
  • spider angiomas

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