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Benign neonatal hemangiomatosis (BNH) is a rare, self-limited disease where multiple capillary hemangiomas occur exclusively in the skin and lips. It must be distinguished from diffuse neonatal hemangiomatosis (DNH), a severe condition with asimilar cutaneous presentation but with the presence of life-threatening visceral hemangiomas. The presence of mucosal lesions in oral, genital, and conjunctival areas is considered a clinical clue in diagnosing the diffuse form of neonatal hemangiomatosis. We report the first case of multiple mucosal lesions associated with BNH.
Herszkowicz L, Alves EV, Romiti R, Prado de Oliveira ZN. Benign Neonatal Hemangiomatosis With Mucosal Involvement. Arch Dermatol. 2001;137(6):828-829. doi: