Author: Adjunct A/Prof Patrick Emanuel, Dermatopathologist, Clínica Ricardo Palma, Lima, Peru. DermNet NZ Editor in Chief: Adjunct A/Prof Amanda Oakley. September 2018.
Glomeruloid haemangioma is a rare benign cutaneous vascular proliferation that typically arises in patients with a history of POEMS syndrome.
In glomeruloid haemangioma, the histopathology shows numerous dermal ectatic vascular spaces lined by flat endothelial cells. Inside these dilated vascular spaces are a conglomeration of capillaries lined by plump, swollen endothelial cells, filled with red blood cells, resembling renal glomeruli (figures 1–4).
None are generally needed.
Other conditions that should be considered in the differential diagnosis for glomeruloid haemangioma include:
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