Targetoid Hemosiderotic Hemangioma Treatment & Management

Updated: Mar 05, 2018
  • Author: J Andrew Carlson, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Treatment

Medical Care

Medical care is not necessary for targetoid hemosiderotic hemangioma (THH), a benign lesion.

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Surgical Care

Simple excision is curative and provides for correct microscopic diagnosis. Since targetoid hemosiderotic hemangioma is benign, lesions commonly are removed for diagnostic or cosmetic reasons.

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Consultations

Consultation with a dermatologist can prove helpful in the clinical diagnosis; alternatively, lesions can be biopsied and submitted to a dermatopathology laboratory for microscopic diagnosis.

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