Two dermal/subcutaneous blue vascular papules on the left back of a woman. Both were excised and found to be sinusoidal hemangiomas.
The sinusoidal hemangioma is a benign vascular lesion is rare and often mistaken clinically for an angioma or vascular malformation.
The appearance of a solitary dermal or subcutaneous vascular nodule in a female is typical. The upper extremities, shoulders, breast, and anterior abdominal wall are favored sites. The lesions are painless and slow-growing. They are usually 1 to 3.5 cm in diameter.
Simple excision is usually curative.
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