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European Journal of Dermatology


sQuiz your knowledge! Sudden outbreak of haemangioma-like skin lesions Volume 29, numéro 3, May-June 2019


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Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla, Santander, Spain

A 73-year-old woman with no relevant medical history presented with an eruption on her lower abdomen and thighs that had appeared suddenly three weeks before. Physical examination revealed erythematous papules with a peripheral pale halo which blanched on diascopy (figure 1A). Dermoscopy showed distended vessels surrounded by a diminished vascular network (figure 1B). Histopathological examination exhibited vascular ectasia with a perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate (figure 1C, D).What is your diagnosis?Answer: [...]