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Hemangioma, Capillary MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hemangioma, Capillary
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.645.375.380
Unique ID
D018324
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018324
Annotation
coord IM with precoord organ/neopl term (IM); do not confuse with HEMANGIOMA, LOBULAR CAPILLARY see GRANULOMA, PYOGENIC; distinguish from PORT-WINE STAIN
Scope Note
A dull red, firm, dome-shaped hemangioma, sharply demarcated from surrounding skin, usually located on the head and neck, which grows rapidly and generally undergoes regression and involution without scarring. It is caused by proliferation of immature capillary vessels in active stroma, and is usually present at birth or occurs within the first two or three months of life. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Previous Indexing
Hemangioma (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Hemangioma, Capillary Preferred
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