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Vascular Anomalies (Birthmarks) of the Foot and Ankle

Orhan Konez Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology/Hb6, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195.

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Vascular anomalies (birthmarks) commonly involve the feet and ankles. Little is known about these anomalies among practicing physicians. In this article, vascular anomalies are described, and detailed information is presented regarding appropriate diagnostic work-up and treatment strategies. (J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 94(5): 477–482, 2004)