Tufted angioma is a rare, benign cutaneous angiomatous proliferation, which often presents in the first few years of life. Lesions commonly affect the neck, upper trunk, and shoulders and can sometimes be tender. Effective treatments reported in the literature are scarce. We report a case of tufted angioma in a child, which had a successful outcome after treatment with the pulsed-dye laser both in terms of cosmesis and alleviation of pain and discomfort. (J Am Acad Dermatol 2002;47:620-2.)Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
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