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Spider Nevus

definition

Most common telangiectasia characterized by a vascular, occasionally elevated, central body with symmetrically radiating thin branches, the central vessel being an arteriole. It occurs mainly on the face, neck, upper trunk, and hands. Spider nevi are found in liver disease and in pregnancy, but also in healthy individuals.

synonyms

Spider Nevus, Spider Nevus, Asterisk Nevus, Nevus Araneus

UMLS

ANGIOMA SPIDER, Angioma, capillary, Angioma, spider, Arterial spider, Capillary angioma, Nevus araneus, Nevus, araneus, Nevus, spider, Spider angioma, SPIDER NAEVI, Spider naevus, SPIDER NEVI, Spider nevus, Spider telangiectasia, Spider, nevus, Spider, vascular, Telangiectasia, spider, Telangiectasis, spider, Telangiectatic naevus, Telangiectatic nevus, Vascular spider, Vascular, spider

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localisation: tip of the nose, diagnosis: Spider Nevus localisation: bridge of the nose, diagnosis: Spider Nevus localisation: bridge of the nose, diagnosis: Spider Nevus localisation: cheek, diagnosis: Spider Nevus