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What are capillary hemangiomas?

What are capillary hemangiomas?

Nests of capillarys: Infants often have nests of capillarys show up within the first month that can be localized, tiny, round or dominate a large area of skin. They grow faster than the child & surrounding nl skin, peaking in relative size about a year & have a strawberry like appearance. This rapid growth phaze is followed by slowing & reversal, often major patches decline & pale parchment like skin is left. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Levitin
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Capillary Hemangioma (Definition)

A capillary hemangioma is a vascular anomaly. It is the most common type of hemangioma & has the appearance of a red, lumpy ...Read more


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Both breasts show heterogeneous echopattern. No mass lesion or calcification seen.No evident ductal dilatation or skin thickening noted.Meaning?

Both breasts show heterogeneous echopattern. No mass lesion or calcification seen.No evident ductal dilatation or skin thickening noted.Meaning?

Likely benign: Imaging of the breast is imperfect at best. Heterogeneity in the breast is a common finding typically leading to class ii or birads 2 result on the mammogram. This is almost always a benign finding and is typical of a one-year follow-up repeat mammogram. The procedure is generally very low risk with very low levels of radiation. Get a clinical breast exam from your doctor and repeat mammo. ...Read more

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Brain MRI cavernous angioma ?

Brain MRI cavernous angioma ?

Commonly seen on MRI: Cavernous angioma is a cluster of tiny but abnormal blood vessels that can be seen in the brain or spinal cord. Many people never experience symptoms from a cavernous angioma and may never even know they have one. They do have a tendency to bleed and depending on the location and size, they can cause seizures or other neurologic symptoms. ...Read more

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What is a cerebral cavernous hemangiomas?

What is a  cerebral cavernous hemangiomas?

Large vasc abn brain: Cavernous implies large sized (as these things go); hemangioma is a vascular (blood vessel) abnormality enlarged thinner walled capillaries, a benign tumor; cerebral: in the brain. May have no symptoms, until they do-seizure, stroke, possibly death. Can be genetic component, family to be checked. See pmd first, then-neurologist, maybe neurosurgeon and/or interventional radiologist. ...Read more

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What is a capillary hemangioma?

What is a capillary hemangioma?

Capillary bundle: Ch are spaghetti like collections of bundled capillaries in a common birth mark.They will generally grow faster than the kid for about 6-8 m, slow then start to shrink down into the skin leaving a pale or parchment like surface by the age of 4.Rarely do they need any work. If they might interfere with vision of distort the nose some dermatologists might treat to decrease size. ...Read more

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24 yrs smoking.Ct found 11x10 lobular density containing punctate calcification.Posterior lumbar subcutaneous edema.Basilar atelectatic cyst.worry?

24 yrs smoking.Ct found 11x10 lobular density containing punctate calcification.Posterior lumbar subcutaneous edema.Basilar atelectatic cyst.worry?

Yes . . .: Wow, smoking since 11yo? Bottom line, if screening CT scan finds something abnormal, you need to chat w/ordering physician to discuss your options regarding next step eg how to figure out what's going on. Sometimes the radiologist will suggest repeating a scan in a specific period of time if it's small & indeterminate. But this again is something best discussed w/ordering physician. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is capillary hemangioma cause?

What is capillary hemangioma cause?

No one knows.: The theory is that these hemangioma of babies are from pieces of placenta that have broken off during pregnancy. This is because the hemangiomas stain for a protein called glut-1 that is only found in placenta. They are more commonly found in premature babies. ...Read more

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Brain right ventricle 8mm lesion -cyst or tumor?

Brain right ventricle 8mm lesion -cyst or tumor?

Hard to say: If the interpretation on the MRI by the radiologist is that it is a cyst, then it is likely benign. It also depends if there is any area of enhancement that would suggest a tumor. Also if you have serial MRI scans, you can tell if it is getting bigger or changing which is more likely a tumor. The location in the ventricle is important too. If it obstructs the foramen it could be a problem. ...Read more

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Is benign adnexal skin tumor compatible with eccrine poroma cancerous?

Is benign adnexal skin tumor compatible with eccrine poroma cancerous?

Benign& malignant: Skin adenexal tumors (sat ) tumors of sweat glands, ( eccrine& apocrine glands ) hair follicles , are both benign and malignant . Malignant which is lethal if excision is not done early. Eccrine porocarcinoma is malignant variety and it is not a benign tumor. ...Read more

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Pigmented lesion . In face..Recent increase size..Irregular border....Biopsy reveals malignant cells infiltration ...Whats diagnosis plz?

Pigmented lesion . In face..Recent increase size..Irregular border....Biopsy reveals malignant cells infiltration  ...Whats diagnosis plz?

Can be melanoma.: This sounds like melanoma. You're lucky to have found this out on biopsy, as removal of this can be 100% curative. It's really smart to talk this over with your doctor, as well as the treatment options so you know what you're dealing with. ...Read more

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Could a cancerous tumor look like a hepatic hemangioma?

Could a cancerous tumor look like a hepatic hemangioma?

Yes it can: Hemangiomas in the liver are a fairly common finding on the ct scans. They can mimic a cancer. So it takes some effort for the radiologist to make a distinction, but it can be separated by the team of oncologist and radiologist working together and consulting each other. ...Read more

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Hemangioma (venous malformation), what is this?

Venous tumor.: Hemangioma is essentially an enlargement (ectasia) of a vein which is due to a venous malformation. They can occur any where in the body and can be very small such as those very small red spots seen on the skin to very large such as those sometimes found in the liver or spleen. The treatment varies from nothing to local removal with a laser or RFto sclerotherapy to surgical excision. ...Read more

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What do these ultrasound results mean? Hepatic contour smooth. Focal right 1.1 CM echogenicity is noted. Hepatopetal main portal venous flow is noted.

Nothing bad: Smooth hepatic contour means no signs of cirrhosis or mass. Echogenicity is sometimes from a vessel on end or a small hemangioma. These are not cancerous or anything to worry about. Hepatopedal means the blood flow to the liver is in the correct direction. In some diseases the flow is reversed or there is loss of flow so this is why they noted the flow direction. ...Read more

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Breastduct excision fibrocystic changes,ductal hyperplasia w/o atypical,apocrine metaplasia,dilated benign ducts with thermal artifact.this means what?

Breastduct excision fibrocystic changes,ductal hyperplasia w/o atypical,apocrine metaplasia,dilated benign ducts with thermal artifact.this means what?

No cancer: All of the changes in your breast are benign and there is no cancer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What is a capillary hemangioma?

Capillary bundle: Ch are spaghetti like collections of bundled capillaries in a common birth mark.They will generally grow faster than the kid for about 6-8 m, slow then start to shrink down into the skin leaving a pale or parchment like surface by the age of 4.Rarely do they need any work. If they might interfere with vision of distort the nose some dermatologists might treat to decrease size. ...Read more

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What is capillary hemangioma cause?

No one knows.: The theory is that these hemangioma of babies are from pieces of placenta that have broken off during pregnancy. This is because the hemangiomas stain for a protein called glut-1 that is only found in placenta. They are more commonly found in premature babies. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of capillary hemangioma?

What are the symptoms of capillary hemangioma?

None to possible ble: Usualy there no symptoms but it can bleed if traumatized or become inflammed or black in color. Some peole have multiple lesions which are easily removed. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for capillary hemangioma?

What is the treatment for capillary hemangioma?

Patience: Ch will generally grow faster than the kid for about 6-8 m, slow then start to shrink down into the skin leaving a pale or parchment like surface by the age of 4.Rarely do they need any work. If they might interfere with vision of distort the nose some dermatologists might treat to decrease size.Rx varies;laser, injected med, oral meds, most will go away over time. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Capillary hemangioma?

What is the definition or description of: Capillary hemangioma?

Capillary hemangioma: A capillary hemangioma is a vascular anomaly. It is the most common type of hemangioma & has the appearance of a red, lumpy area on the skin. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of capillary hemangioma?

Can you get rid of capillary hemangioma?

Yes: Depending on location different treatments are available. Laser treatments are often effective. If that doesn't work sometimes surgical excision is appropriate. ...Read more

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Any one know any thing about capillary hemangioma treatment?

Any one know any thing about capillary hemangioma treatment?

Multiple options.: Hemangiomas of infancy are the most common type. They can be treated with medicine, laser, surgery, or do nothing. Other types are usually treated with laser or surgery, but sometimes medicines are most appropriate. ...Read more

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My baby daughter has a capillary hemangioma in her cheek.I want to find the best hospital?

My baby daughter has a capillary hemangioma in her cheek.I want to find the best hospital?

Lots of options: Find a doctor, or children's hospital that has a vascular anomalies clinic or specialty and get the opinion of people that see these all the time. Depending on size, etc, treatment may or may not be appropriate but there is a time crunch for certain treatments to be effective (like propranolol). ...Read more

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What is the difference between capillary and cavernous hemangioma ?

Top vs bottom: Cappillary hemangiomas are in the top skin layers and cavernous deeper in the skin, see: http://goo.Gl/vivep. ...Read more

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What are capillary hemangiomas?

Nests of capillarys: Infants often have nests of capillarys show up within the first month that can be localized, tiny, round or dominate a large area of skin. They grow faster than the child & surrounding nl skin, peaking in relative size about a year & have a strawberry like appearance. This rapid growth phaze is followed by slowing & reversal, often major patches decline & pale parchment like skin is left. ...Read more

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My 2 month old daughter has a hamengioma above her upper lip. Some doctors say its a capillary hamengioma while others say its cavarnous. What is the difference and how can we ascertain which one is it?

My 2 month old daughter has a hamengioma above her upper lip. Some doctors say its a capillary hamengioma while others say its cavarnous. What is the difference and how can we ascertain which one is it?

Small/large vessels: Infantile hemangiomas are benign vascular lesions that have a characteristic clinical course marked by early proliferation and followed by spontaneous involution by 9 years old. A capillary hemangioma is the most common type. It is made up of small capillaries that are normal in size and diameter, but high in number. A cavernous hemangioma is made up of larger blood vessels that are dilated. ...Read more

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How large can hemangiomas grow?

Variable: Hey can be obvious on the skin surface or internal. They can be microscopic or very large and physically debilitating or symptomatic. ...Read more

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What can I do about hemangiomas?

What can I do about  hemangiomas?

Surgery,laser: Surgery, laser, or medications can permanently get rid of hemangiomas. See a dermatologist or surgeon for advice. ...Read more

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What can be done about hemangiomas ?

Depends: It depends on the type and location of the lesion. If treatment is indicated, sclerotherapy and/or embolization are usually the best approaches. This requires evaluation by an experienced physician; and what kind of physician depends on the location of the lesion. ...Read more

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What can trigger cavernous hemangiomas?

What can trigger cavernous hemangiomas?

Trauma growth: By far most liver hemangioms do not cause any issues at all some are large and like any big complex of blood vessels a traumatic injury like car accident boxing or even skate board fall can break it open or rupture.... Also very rarely they will continue to grow and eventually rupture....These growing hemangiomas become cavernous and may require surgery to prevent unwanted rupture. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for hemangiomas?

Are there home remedies for hemangiomas?

Not really: The only home remedy for hemangiomas that i know of I have seen in south america. They take copper wires and stick them into the hemangiomas for up to a week, and it does work. They get a lot smaller. Still, would you do this to your kid? I wouldn't. ...Read more

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What can I do about a hemangioma on my secrum?

Hemangioma: Most hemangiomas are left alone. But, there are ways to remove them. Your dermatologist can help you with this. ...Read more

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I have a hemangioma that hasn't gone and it's been there for 12 years. Is this serious?

I have a hemangioma that hasn't gone and it's been there for 12 years. Is this serious?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

Dr. James Sidman
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Hemangioma (Definition)

A birthmark often appearing as a rubbery, bright red nodule ...Read more