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Cherry Angioma

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Updated March 27, 2014

Cherry Angioma

Cherry Angioma

Definition: A cherry angioma is a common bump that occurs frequently on the skin starting around the age of 30. People are often very concerned about the appearance of cherry angiomas because they are bright red. Fortunately, they are benign. The following are characteristics of cherry angiomas:
  • Small - often less than 5mm in diameter
  • Deep red color
  • Very well-defined edges
  • Smooth
  • Most common on the trunk

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