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What is Tufted angioma?

What is Tufted angioma?

  • 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.

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

Tufted angioma: Introduction

Types of Tufted angioma:

Broader types of Tufted angioma:

What causes Tufted angioma?

Causes of Tufted angioma: see causes of Tufted angioma

What are the symptoms of Tufted angioma?

Symptoms of Tufted angioma: see symptoms of Tufted angioma

Tufted angioma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tufted angioma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tufted angioma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tufted angioma: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tufted angioma.
Treatments for Tufted angioma: see treatments for Tufted angioma
Research for Tufted angioma: see research for Tufted angioma

Name and Aliases of Tufted angioma

Main name of condition: Tufted angioma

Other names or spellings for Tufted angioma:

Nakagawa's angioblastoma, Angioma, tufted

Acquired tufted angioma - type, Childhood tufted angioma - type, Congenital tufted angioma - type, Tufted angioma of adult onset - type
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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