Capillary hemangioma

Type:Term

Definitions
1. an overgrowth of capillary blood vessels, seen most commonly in the skin, at or soon after birth, as a soft bright red to purple nodule or plaque that usually disappears by the fifth year. The most common type of hemangioma.

Synonyms
capillary angioma , capillary hemangioma of infancy , nevus vascularis , superficial angioma

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