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Disease Hemangioma, Capillary

Name Hemangioma, Capillary
Synonyms Capillary Hemangioma | Capillary Hemangiomas | Hemangiomas, Capillary
Definition A dull red, firm, dome-shaped hemangioma, sharply demarcated from surrounding skin, usually located on the head and neck, which grows rapidly and generally undergoes regression and involution without scarring. It is caused by proliferation of immature capillary vessels in active stroma, and is usually present at birth or occurs within the first two or three months of life. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D018324
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DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Vascular Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hemangioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hemangioma, Capillary Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Hemangioma, Capillary Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hemangioblastoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hemangioma, capillary infantile Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hemangiomatosis, familial pulmonary capillary