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Tufted Angioma

Background

Tufted angiomas are rare vascular tumors characterized by tightly packed capillaries (“tufts”) in discrete lobules scattered through the dermis and, sometimes, subcutaneous tissue. Although adult-onset cases have been described, tufted angiomas occur far more frequently in infants and children. Tufted angiomas usually have a benign course, with only rare reports of aggressive behavior or local invasion.
However, tufted angiomas seldom self-involute.

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