Cherry angiomas associated with exposure to bromides
Cherry angiomas are the most common vascular proliferation; however, little is known about the pathogenesis and etiology of these lesions. We present two laboratory technicians who were exposed to brominated compounds for prolonged periods and who developed multiple cherry angiomas on the trunk and extremities. We suggest that the association between exposure to bromides and cherry angiomas should be investigated by a controlled study.
Adult; Bromides/*adverse effects; Female; Hemangioma/*chemically induced/pathology; Humans; Middle Aged; Occupational Exposure/adverse effects; Skin/drug effects/pathology; Skin Neoplasms/*chemically induced/pathology