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Spider angioma

  • Alternative Names

    Nevus araneus


    Treatment

    Treatment is generally not necessary. In some cases, electrocauterization or laser treatment may be used.


    Support Groups


    Expectations (prognosis)

    Spider angiomas often disappear in children but tend to persist in adults.


    Complications


    Calling your health care provider

    A spider angioma can usually be examined during a routine visit with your health care provider. It is important to mention to your doctor if you develop a new spider angioma, to rule out related medical conditions.