They are mostly found on the arms and upper trunk. The cherry angioma are round or oval and bright red. They are shaped like domes and can be several millimeters around in diameter. They are formed by newly developed capillaries in the papillary dermis. They capillaries have narrow lumens and prominent endothelia cells. Cherry angioma frequency increases with a person's age. Around 75% of adults over 75 were said to have cherry angiomas (Kim, Park, and Ahn, 2009). 2.) Glomeruloid hemangioma -Glomeruloid hemangioma are small papules shaped like domes. They can measure from millimeters to centimeters in diameter. Glomeruloid hemangioma are usually seen on the limbs and the trunk. The color of the papules is usually a blue-red color. (Gupta, Kandhari, Ramesh, and Singh, 2013). 3.) Angiokeratoma corporis diffusum - Angiokertoma corporis diffusum is a red papule that is hyperkeratotic. The color can be red or purple. These papules are normally found on the buttocks or the lower trunk or thighs. Angiokertoma corporis diffusum can be associated with Lysomal storage disease (Jayavardhana, Balasubramanian, and Vijayalakshmi, 2015). Diagnoses/Client Problems of Image #2: 1.) Cherry angioma- Cherry angioma is the most likely diagnosis of this patient. This problem occurs most prominently in older patients such as the current patient. The cherry angioma are found on the upper trunk and arms. This patient presents with them on the chest and abdomen. The size and color of the patient's papules match the size and shape of normal cherry angioma. They are bright red and 1-2 millimeters in size. (Ball, Dains, Flynn, Solomon, and Stewart, 2015).
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- Summer '15
- Cutaneous conditions, Patient Initials, cherry angioma