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May 1973

Multiple Capillary Hemangiomatosis: Acquired Case With Adult Onset

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Cook County Hospital, Chicago.

Arch Dermatol. 1973;107(5):739-740. doi:10.1001/archderm.1973.01620200053013

Previously, multiple acquired hemangiomatosis has been described, but in all instances it has proven to be of a cavernous nature. In our case, the lesions were capillary in nature and involved the skin and small intestine in a 42-year-old woman who died of an unknown cause four months after onset of her first lesion.