Monday, October 3, 2011

Cherry

A middle-aged patient presents with these on the trunk. They bleed profusely if cut. They blanch with pressure.

Challenge: What's your diagnosis?

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4 comments:

jimmy said...

Cherry angiomas

Michelle said...

...cherry hemangioma?

sid said...

Campbell de Morgan Spots or "Cherry" Hemangiomas..

Craig Chen said...

yes! i don't remember any derm..i'm impressed :)
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Cherry

This is a cherry angioma, also known as a De Morgan spot, a capillary proliferation.

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