Tufted angioma: Introduction
Tufted angioma: A rare benign type of blood vessel tumor that usually affects children under the age of five. The appearance often resembles a slow-growing birthmark.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Tufted angioma is available below.
Symptoms of Tufted angioma
- Red patches on skin on neck and upper trunk
- Purple patches on skin on neck and upper trunk
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Tufted angioma?
Causes of Tufted angioma
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Tufted angioma: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Tufted angioma
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can...read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See ...read more »
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Tufted angioma: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Tufted angioma
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Tufted angioma: Broader Related Topics
Types of Tufted angioma
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Definitions of Tufted angioma:
Tufted angioma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Tufted angioma, or a subtype of Tufted angioma,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Tufted angioma as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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