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Tufted angioma

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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Causes of Tufted angioma

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Tufted angioma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Tufted angioma

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Tufted angioma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Tufted angioma

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Tufted angioma: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Tufted angioma

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Research about 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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More information about Tufted angioma

  1. Tufted angioma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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