Lago venoso. Un caso

Translated title of the contribution: Venous lake. A case report

P. Rampini, C. Occella, D. Bleidl, E. Rampini

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Abstract

Venous lake is a dark red bluish vascular lesion of the elderly skin. It must be differentiated from cherry angioma, ruby spots, spider nbaevus, pyogenic granuloma and teleangectasias of hemorragic hereditary teleangectasia. Histologic study reveals venous lake lined by thin wales mostly consisting of a single layer of endothelium surrounded by marked elastosis. The Authors report and inusual case in 73 y.o. woman presenting a venous lake on her left infraclavicolar region. In this case both minor trauma and the unopposable forces of the aging process are factors causing the venous lake in old skin.

Translated title of the contributionVenous lake. A case report
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)145-147
Number of pages3
JournalDermatologia Clinica
Volume16
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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