Vascular anomalies of the upper limb
Vascular anomalies are localized defects characterized by an increase in the number of vessels, which are tortuous and enlarged, and can affect the capillaries, arteries, veins and/or lymphatics. The estimated prevalence is 4.5 %  and diagnosis is made during infancy or childhood. With a vast variation in presentation they might lead to disfigurement, bleeding, destruction of surrounding tissues, dysfunction, infection, thrombosis and pulmonary embolus , ulceration and pain.
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Hovius, S.E.R, & van Nieuwenhoven, C.A. (2015). Vascular anomalies of the upper limb. doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-6563-7_3