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September 1972

Perianal Hemangioma Appearing as an Ulcer

Author Affiliations

USA; Washington, DC

From the Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed General Hospital (Dr. Rekant), and the Division of Dermatology, Georgetown University School of Medicine (Dr. Katz), Washington, DC.

Arch Dermatol. 1972;106(3):382-383. doi:10.1001/archderm.1972.01620120066016

Perianal ulceration occurred in two infants. After healing, the ulcerations revealed an underlying hemangioma. To our knowledge, hemangiomas which appear as ulcers have not been previously reported.