Angioma Serpiginosum Treatment & Management

Updated: May 28, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Treatment

Medical Care

This vascular lesion does not require medical care.

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Surgical Care

Electrolysis or laser surgery of an individual lesion may be beneficial. [31] Good cosmetic results can be achieved with a tunable pulse dye laser by selective photothermolysis of the vascular ectasias. [21, 32, 33] With the tunable pulse dye laser, good-to-excellent results may be achieved in four or fewer visits. [34]

Related articles include Laser Treatment of Acquired and Congenital Vascular Lesions and Laser Treatment of Benign Pigmented Lesions.

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Consultations

Consult a dermatologist for evaluation of the lesions and for possible treatment options. Consult a dermatopathologist for evaluation of the biopsy specimen.

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