An Bras Dermatol 2011 Mar-Apr;86(2):333-5
Dermatology Department, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.
Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 2010 ;18(4):271-5
University Department of Dermatovenereology, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia.
Angiokeratomas of the vulva are relatively rare finding and a limited number of cases have been reported in the literature. Clinically, angiokeratomas of the vulva are benign vascular lesions usually occurring in middle-aged or older women. Microscopically these lesions are characterized by epidermal hyperkeratosis, papillomatosis, acanthosis, and marked dilatation of the papillary dermal vessels. Read More
Obstet Gynecol Surv 1989 May;44(5):339-46
Department of Dermatology, St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York.
Angiokeratomas of the vulva are uncommon benign lesions. They are usually unilateral, multiple in number, and occur before the age of 50 years. Angiokeratomas are papular lesions measuring less than 1 cm in diameter and are purple in color. 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
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2017 Jul;39(5):407
Department of ENT and Head & Neck Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pillaiyarkuppam, Pondicherry, India.
A 9 year old male presented with diffuse swelling on his tongue since childhood associated with intermittent bleeding. On examination there was multiple, sessile, firm, pinkish, erythematous, shiny papules on both dorsal and ventral surface of the tongue. Angiokeratomas are vascular malformations of capillaries characterized clinically by asymptomatic, solitary or multiple, keratotic papules or plaques, and histologically by benign vascular ectasia of the papillary dermis. Read More