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Revista argentina de dermatología

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OTAL, M et al. Tufted angioma: A case report. Rev. argent. dermatol. [online]. 2017, vol.98, n.2. ISSN 1851-300X.

Presented the case of a patient of one year old with a congenital, erythematous-violaceous tumoral lesion on back. During the control evolutionary is evidence after a year increase of the volume and change of coloration by what is decides his removal complete. The histopathological examination of the piece ended with a diagnosis of tufted angioma (TA). The TA is a rare, benign vascular tumor. Appears no predilection racial and is equal in both sexes. It can be congenital or acquired in early childhood, it occurs occasionally in adulthood. Its pathogenesis is shortly to become.

Keywords : congenital angioma; tufted angioma; benign vascular tumor.

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