Urology 2006 Oct;68(4):891.e1-3
Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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Dermatol Online J 2009 Oct 15;15(10):14. Epub 2009 Oct 15.
Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA.
Angiokeratomas are benign proliferations of dilated thin-walled blood vessels in the upper dermis with overlying epidermal hyperkeratosis. There are several clinical variants of angiokeratomas: 1. Fordyce: smooth reddish-purple papules on scrotum or vulva; 2. Read More
Pathologica 1998 Feb;90(1):46-50
Servizio di Anatomia Patologica, IRCCS-Ospedale, Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo (FG).
Background: Angiokeratoma is a wart-like vascular lesion of the skin. There are five types of angiokeratoma: the Mibelli-type, the Fordyce-type, the solitary and multiple (papular) types, the angiokeratoma circumscriptum, and the angiokeratoma corporis diffusum. The "Mibelli-type" occurs on the acral sites, mainly digits, of young people affected by repeated attacks of chilblain, which result in a deleterious effects on vessel walls. Read More
An Bras Dermatol 2015 May-Jun;90(3 Suppl 1):150-2
R.G. Kar Medical College, West Bengal, IN.
The term 'angiokeratoma' includes a wide range of dermatological conditions of hyperkeratotic vascular disorders with a similar histologic combination of hyperkeratosis and superficial dermal vascular ectasia. Angiokeratomas can be classified into localized and systemic forms. Angiokeratoma of Fordyce (AKF) is a localized form of angiokeratoma, clinically characterized by 1- to 6-mm, black, blue, or dark red, dome-shaped papules located on the scrotum, shaft of penis, labia majora, clitoris, inner thigh, and lower abdomen. Read More
Dermatol Online J 2007 May 1;13(2):19. Epub 2007 May 1.
Department of Dermatology. Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain.
Angiokeratoma is a benign vascular lesion characterized by vascular ectasia in the upper dermis and hyperkeratosis. We report a case with lesions on the glans penis, a very rare location. In addition, we report the dermoscopic findings. Read More