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Cherry Angioma

Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

A cherry angioma is a tuft of blood vessels that form a bright red bump on the skin.

What is going on in the body?

Cherry angiomas are a normal feature of the skin. They usually form in increasing numbers after the age of 30.

What are the causes and risks of the condition?

Most people will develop cherry angiomas as they age.


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Cherry Angioma: Symptoms & Signs

Author: Lynn West, MD
Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Date Reviewed: 07/24/01

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