II. Epidemiology

  1. Common lesion in adults over age 40
  2. Increase in number with age

III. Pathophysiology

  1. Composed of dilated capillaries

IV. Causes

  1. Most cases are idiopathic associated with aging
  2. Chemical exposure
    1. Mustard Gas
    2. 2-Butoxyethanol
  3. Hormomal changes
    1. Pregnancy
    2. Increased Prolactin

V. Symptoms

  1. Asymptomatic
  2. Lesion may bleed significantly with local Trauma

VI. Signs

  1. Characteristics
    1. Benign soft, compressible dome-shaped Papule
    2. Small (< 6 mm diameter)
    3. Bright red (cherry red) or violet colored lesions
    4. Vascular and blanches with pressure
  2. Distribution
    1. Trunk
    2. Proximal extremities (especially arms)

VII. Differential Diagnosis

  1. Angiokeratoma
  2. Venous lake
  3. Pyogenic Granuloma
  4. Nodular amelanotic Melanoma
  5. Metastatic carcinoma (hypernephroma)

VIII. Management: Cosmetic removal (or if recurrent Trauma with bleeding)

  1. Laser coagulation (laser ablation)
  2. Electrocautery (electrodesiccation)
  3. Excision of larger lesions
  4. Cryotherapy is not effective

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Ontology: Senile angioma (C0343082)

Definition (NCI) A capillary hemangioma of the skin, presenting as a red papular lesion.
Concepts Neoplastic Process (T191)
SnomedCT 5050001, 11790000
Italian Macchie di Campbell de Morgan, Emangioma senile, Emangioma rosso ciliegia, Angiomi a ciliegia, Emangioma a ciliegia
Dutch hemangioom seniel, kersen hemangioom, haemangioma senile, kersenhemangioom, kersen angiomata, angioom; seniel, de Morgan; vlek, seniel; angioom, vlek; de Morgan, Campbell de Morgan vlekken
French Taches de De Morgan, Taches rubis, Angiome cerise, Hémangiome sénile, Angiome sénile, Angiomes séniles
German Kirschangiom, Kirschhaemangiom, Haemangiom, senil, Campbell de Morgan Flecken
Portuguese Hemangioma senil, Angiomas cereja, Hemangioma cereja, Manchas de Campbell de Morgan
Spanish Hemangioma senil, Hemangioma de cereza, Angiomas en cereza, Hemangioma de color rojo cereza, nevo senil de piel, nevo senil cutáneo, angioma cereza, angioma senil (trastorno), angioma senil, ectasia senil, manchas de De Morgan, Manchas de Campbell de Morgan
Japanese サクランボ色血管腫, 老人性血管腫, キャンベル・ドゥ・モルガン斑, キャンベルドゥモルガンハン, ロウジンセイケッカンシュ, サクランボイロケッカンシュ
English senile hemangioma (physical finding), hemangioma senile, senile hemangioma, Cherry angiomas, Campbell de Morgan spots, Cherry haemangioma, Cherry hemangioma, campbell de morgan spot, campbell de morgan angioma, blood skin spots, blood spots on skin, cherry angioma, cherry angiomas, senile angioma, cherry hemangiomas, angioma senile, cherry hemangioma, angioma cherry, blood skin spot, campbell de morgan spots, Senile nevus of skin, Blood spots on skin, Campbell de Morgan angioma, Campbell de Morgan spot, Cherry angioma, Senile angioma, De Morgan's spots, Senile ectasia, Senile naevus of skin, Senile angioma (disorder), Morgan, de, de Morgan's spots, de Morgan; spot, senile; angioma, spot; de Morgan, angioma; senile, Hemangioma senile, Haemangioma senile, Senile Angioma, Senile Hemangioma, Cherry Angioma, Cherry Hemangioma
Czech Hemangiom senilní, Angiomy vzhledu třešně, Hemangiom vzhledu třešně, Campbell de Morganovy skvrny
Hungarian Cseresznye angiomák, Cseresznye haemangioma, Cseresznye-haemangioma, Haemangioma senilis, Campbell de Morgan foltok, Senilis haemangioma

Ontology: Streptococcus pyogenes cellulitis (C0857865)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
Dutch Streptococcus pyogenes-cellulitis
French Cellulite à Streptococcus pyogenes
German Streptococcus pyogenes-Zellulitis
Italian Cellulite da streptococco piogene
Portuguese Celulite por Streptococcus pyogenes
Spanish Celulitis por Streptococcus pyogenes
Japanese 化膿レンサ球菌性蜂巣炎, カノウレンサキュウキンセイホウソウエン
Czech Celulitida vyvolaná Streptococcus pyogenes
English Streptococcus pyogenes cellulitis
Hungarian Streptococcus pyogenes cellulitis