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Acquired new vessel formation with 0.2 to 1.0 cm reticular redness.
This is telangiectasia with central arterial nodule and radiating capillary ectasia.
In large numbers and dense seeding, naevi aranei are an indication of severe liver disease or a carcinoid syndrome.
Also frequently occurring during pregnancy. Such Naevi aranei are capable of regression.
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0.2-1.5 cm high, red, structured patch of spiderweb-like vascular veins, which start from a dot-shaped, often slightly raised centre.
With slight compression by means of a glass spatula, arterial pulsations can be detected in the feeding central vessel with the periphery fading away, to completely compressible.
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In serial cuts there is a vertically ascending arteriole in the centre. Irregularly incised capillary telangiectasias in the upper dermis.
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LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Campolmi P et al (2011) Intense pulsed light in the treatment of non-aesthetic facial and neck vascular lesions: report of 85 cases. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 25: 68-73.
- Erceg A et al (2010) A comparative study of pulsed 532-nm potassium titanyl phosphate laser and electrocoagulation in the treatment of spider nevi. Dermatol Surgery 36:630-635
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