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Characteristics of a strawberry hemangioma

Benign, occurs in infancy, and regresses spontaneously at 5-8 years of age

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Characteristics of a cherry hemangioma

Benign, occurs in elderly, DOES NOT regress

3

Characteristics of a pyogenic granuloma

Polypoid capillary hemangioma that can ulcerate and bleed

4

Characteristics of a cystic hygroma

Cavernous lymphangioma of the neck, presents as a compressible mass that transilluminates, typically on the left side

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Conditions associated with cystic hygromas

Turners, trisomies 13, 18 and 21

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Characteristics of a glomus tumor

Benign, painful, red-blue tumor under the fingernails

7

Causative agent of bacillary angiomatosis

Bartonella henselae

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Typical patient population that develops angiosarcoma

Patients receiving radiation therapy, especially for breast cancer and Hodgkin's lymphoma

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Characteristics of lymphangiosarcoma

Lymphatic malignancy associated with persistent lymphedema (e.g post-radical mastectomy)

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Two viruses associated with Kaposi's sarcoma

HHV-8 and HIV