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A full-term male neonate was evaluated for a congenital lesion on his limb. An auricular and ventricular septal defects were diagnosed which had not produced any cardiovascular complications. Physical examination showed a large violaceous tumour surrounded by a pale greyish peripheral halo on his left thigh (figure 1). Ultrasonographic examination showed a highly vascularised mass confined to the subcutaneous tissue formed by large vessels and arteriovenous shunting (figure 2). The lesion started to regress within the first week …
Contributors FS and CP wrote the manuscript and involved in clinical management. CP involved in follow-up of the patient. MT performed the colour Doppler ultrasound.
Competing interests None.
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