|strawberry haemangioma||medical dictionary|
<oncology> Red or purple-coloured vascular skin markings that develop shortly after birth. most are usually painless and benign. Some lesions (cavernous haemangiomas) will disappear or become harder to see as the child approaches school age. Localised steroid injections have been used successfully to reduce the size of a birthmark.
American spelling: strawberry hemangioma
(27 Sep 1997)
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