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What is the definition of a small hemangiomas?
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Samyukta Mullangi
Dermatology
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In brief: Benign birthmark
An infantile hemangioma, or "strawberry mark, " is a very common type of birthmark made of blood vessels.
Most hemangiomas are not visible at birth. They may at first only appear as a small bruise, scratch or a tiny red bump. Unlike other types of birthmarks, hemangiomas grow and change greatly during the first months of life. They may occur anywhere on the skin surface but are most common on hnt.

In brief: Benign birthmark
An infantile hemangioma, or "strawberry mark, " is a very common type of birthmark made of blood vessels.
Most hemangiomas are not visible at birth. They may at first only appear as a small bruise, scratch or a tiny red bump. Unlike other types of birthmarks, hemangiomas grow and change greatly during the first months of life. They may occur anywhere on the skin surface but are most common on hnt.
Samyukta Mullangi
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Dr. Jeffrey Poole
While most Infantile Hemangiomas will never require any treatment, some lesions can be problematic or dangerous. Early intervention is key for these lesions, so be sure to consult with a physician experienced with Infantile Hemangiomas.
In brief: Variable
Variable, sizes. Usually a mm. Or so in adults is common and no great concern.
In children, very superficial ones may atrophy even if greater circumference.

In brief: Variable
Variable, sizes. Usually a mm. Or so in adults is common and no great concern.
In children, very superficial ones may atrophy even if greater circumference.
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