• Vol. 27 No. 2, 255–257
  • 15 March 1998

Verrucous Haemangioma—A Case Report



Verrucous haemangioma is an uncommon skin lesion which increases in size and also evolves in appearance with time. Early diagnosis is important so that surgical treatment can be instituted early for better cosmetic results. Its similarities and differences to angiokeratoma circumscriptum are also highlighted, and the importance of distinguishing the two in terms of management is discussed.

Verrucous haemangioma is an uncommon congenital vascular malformation which may grow to large sizes. It has a characteristic hyperkeratotic and verrucous surface which resembles angiokeratoma circumscriptum.

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