Haemangiomata – Cherry Angiomas

Haemangiomata – Cherry Angiomas

Cherry Angiomas

Cherry Angiomas or (haemangiomata) is the name of a benign or non-cancerous overgrowth of blood vessels in the skin. They do not fade with pressure.

Angiomas in adults include cherry angiomas or more commonly known as blood sport or Campbell de Morgan spots, and they may be found on any part of the body. More commonly, they can be found mid-torso. It appears as red to purple papules or plaques with a normal epithelial surface, occurs on the abdomen and chest. They generally increase in number from the age of 40. 


Haemangiomata are most likely caused by the proliferation of endothelial cells that line the blood vessels, and whilst the exact cause is still unknown, it seems to be part of the natural aging process. There may also be a genetic factor that makes certain people more likely to get them.

Whatever the reason for inheriting this skin lesion, Cryosurgery with CryoPen is the safest and fastest solution on the market that is medically backed industry wide.

Treatment with CryoPen

During the treatment, a mild white frost should form evenly over the lesion. A successful endpoint is indicated by a mild, white raised blister covering the entire lesion. 

Immediately after the treatment, the tissue turns red-ish coloured and has the aspect of a zone of inflammation due to interstitial bleeding. Cherry angiomas typically is removed 14 days following the treatment. 

Be sure to speak to one of our experts if you have any questions on how this treatment works.

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