The Dermoscopic Features in Infantile Hemangioma
Article first published online: 19 AUG 2011
© 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 28, Issue 5, pages 591–593, September/October 2011
How to Cite
OISO, N. and KAWADA, A. (2011), The Dermoscopic Features in Infantile Hemangioma. Pediatric Dermatology, 28: 591–593. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2011.01385.x
- Issue published online: 15 SEP 2011
- Article first published online: 19 AUG 2011
Abstract: Dermoscopy is useful for evaluating the precise vascular structure. We recently applied dermoscopy to infantile hemangiomas without proliferation and showed polymorphous vascular structures. We now demonstrate two typical dermoscopic figures of proliferative infantile hemangiomas. One was a superficial hemangioma which showed polymorphous vascular structure without obvious red linear vessels and red dilated vessels. The other was a thicker hemangioma with a deeper component. This hemangioma had polymorphous vascular structures with red linear and red dilated vessels. These observations indicates the usefulness of dermoscopy for subclassifying infantile hemangioma.