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Not quite rare, unilateral, mostly monotopic, gynecotropic, venous malformation mainly of the lower extremity.
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Mostly congenital, rarely occurring during childhood. Women are 3 times more frequently affected than men.
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Lower extremities, rare strain.
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Single or plural, isolated or confluent, light red to violet-red, but in places also blue to black-red or black (thrombosed), flat but also sour, clearly consistency increased plaques or nodules.
Single plaques usually only a few centimetres in size; confluent plaques up to the size of the palm of the hand, possibly affecting an entire limb; also possible in a linear arrangement. Usually no subjective complaints.
Local accidental bleeding possible.
Commonly occurring as a sign of complex venous malformation in combination with nevus flammeus, veinctasia and osteohypertrophy.
S.a.u. Cobb syndrome.
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Initially mostly flat, well compressible, red-blue plaque; over the years proportional size growth; at the same time thickness growth with a verrucous surface. No regression tendency. Not infrequently, surface bleeding after banal injuries and thrombosis so that the colour can change from red-blue to homogeneous black (DD: malignant melanoma).
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Incoming links (9)Angiokeratoma corporis naeviforme; Angiokeratoma naeviforme; Angiokeratome, solitary; Blood vessel nevi; Blood vessel nevi; Haemangioma verrucosum; Hemangioma verrucous; Mibelli's angiokeratoma; Mibelli's angiokeratoma;
Outgoing links (11)Acanthosis; Argon laser; Cobb syndrome; Excision; Hyperkeratoses; Kaposi's sarcoma (overview); Laser; Local anesthesia; Lymphangioma circumscriptum; Melanoma; ... Show all
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