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A 3-month-old girl is brought to the physician by ...

Densely packed capillaries

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A hemangioma is a type of benign (non-cancerous) tumor in infants. This abnormal cluster of small blood vessels appears on or under the skin, typically within one to three weeks after birth. - www.childrenshospital.org Hemangioma is a BV/capillary birthmark

sympathetikey  Probably a Strawberry Hemangioma since she's a baby +4  
meningitis  Can anyone explain what is option A? +1  
redvelvet  bc, it's a benign "capillary" hemangioma, we can see "thin-walled blood vessels with narrow lumens filled with blood and separated by connective tissue". It sounds similar to "arterioles in a fibrous stroma" but it's capillary. +1