Cherry angiomas, also known as Campbell De Morgan spots or senile angiomas,
are cherry red papules on the skin containing an abnormal proliferation of blood
Blood vessels burst for many reasons, but it is mostly caused by injuries to the
affected area. Bleeding into the skin can appear as small dots (called petechiae)
Bruises (contusions) develop when small blood vessels under the skin tear or
rupture, most often from a bump or fall. Blood leaks into tissues under the skin
Bleeding into the skin can occur from broken blood vessels that form tiny red dots
(called petechiae). Blood also can collect under the tissue in larger flat areas ...
Mar 26, 2015 ... Dear Alice,. In reviewing your health comments under skin problems, I noticed
there was nothing about blood blisters or blood spots, whichever ...
Aug 3, 2009 ... As I age, I notice little red spots, rather like blood blisters on my trunk, ... These
small red dots on skin are usually smooth, about the size of a ...
Known as petechiae, these tiny red or purple spots often appear in clusters --
typically on the chest, back, face, or arms -- and are a side effect of the blood's ...
Jul 17, 2008 ... Today I noticed a number of small isolated blood red coloured spots, averaging
about the size of a pin head, on my skin. One on my chest, ...
Blood spots under the skin may be either purpura or petechiae. Purpura might
look like bruises, but they are not caused by an injury as most regular bruises are
If you notice a rash of red spots, your child may be bleeding under the skin
because of an allergic reaction. Learn more about skin bleeds to determine the