Arborizing vessels in a targetoid hemosiderotic hemangioma: mistaken dermoscopic diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma.
Dermatol Pract Concept 2017 Jan 31;7(1):43-47. Epub 2017 Jan 31.
Institute of Histopathology, Histonor, Antofagasta, Chile.
Targetoid hemosiderotic hemangioma (THH) or hobnail hemangioma (HH) is a benign vascular lesion that presents with the classical clinical presentation of a ring-shaped tumor having a targetoid appearance, with a central purple-brown papule surrounded by a thin pale area and an ecchymotic ring on the outside. Dermoscopic features and patterns of HH have been documented and have proven to be sufficient to establish a clinical diagnosis in many cases. We present a facial lesion in which both the clinical presentation and dermoscopy were atypical. Read More