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 +A birth irregularity where a localized [[tissue]] mass grows rich in small [[blood vessels]]. Capillary hemangiomas are composed nearly entirely of tiny [[capillary]] vessels. Cavernous hemangiomas are composed of [[blood]]- filled "​lakes"​ and channels. ​
  
 +An hemangioma may be visible through the [[skin]] as a birthmark, known colloquially as a "​strawberry mark." Most hemangiomas that occur at birth disappear after a few months or years.
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 +See also:
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 +[[glossary:​Capillary hemangioma]]
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 +[[glossary:​Cavernous hemangioma]]
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 +[[glossary:​Vertebral hemangioma]]
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