Cherry angioma

A common, noncancerous skin growth.


A cherry hemangioma is a common, noncancerous skin growth. It's made of blood vessels. This type of growth is common after age 30.


A cherry hemangioma is cherry red and can be smooth or raised. It can be up to 1/4 inch in diameter.


Usually, treatment isn't needed. The growth can be removed by burning, freezing, or a laser.

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