Treatment is generally not necessary. In some cases, electrocauterization or laser treatment may be used.
Spider angiomas often disappear in children but tend to persist in adults.
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.
Habif TP. Vascular tumors and malformations. In: Habif TP, ed. Clinical Dermatology. 5th ed. St. Louis, Mo: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 23.
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