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Medical Term:

salmon patch


  1. an intraretinal hemorrhage seen in sickle cell retinopathy;
  2. the appearance of an orbital lymphoid tumor as seen in the subconjunctival space;
  3. a common macular orange-pink to red vascular malformation present at or near birth on the head and neck that involutes during childhood.

Synonym(s): Hutchinson patch

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