The most common type of angiokeratoma or angiokeratoma of Fordyce is a genital skin condition that can appear in the male and female genitalia on the scrotum, vulva or on the labials. The female genitalia angiokeratomas are papular lesions that appear as small dark red to purple raised spots. These genital skin bumps are multiple in number, usually unilateral and they occur before the age of 50 years. In what concerns the causes of such a deeply unaesthetic and bothersome skin condition, the specialists concluded that apart from the Fabry syndrome caused by a genetic defect, the exact causes of other angiokeratomas such as the female genitalia angiokeratoma are unknown.
On the female genitalia, the vulvar angiokeratoma usually measures less than 1 cm in diameter and it is composed of dilated capillaries that often become crusty and bothersome. However, these female genitalia skin lesions are benign and they do not lead to health risks if they remain undamaged. It is important to mention that these genitalia skin lesions even if harmless can suffer trauma due to shaving, scratching or by accident, event that leads to local pains and bleedings. Due to the delicate location on the female genitalia, many patients of Renew Skin & Health Clinic appealed to our professional cosmetic services in order to benefit from a vulvar angiokeratoma treatment with painless electrodessication or CO2 laser ablation therapy.
Usually, the female genitalia angiokeratoma is asymptomatic but when it is scratched or damaged, the genital skin bumps can bleed and develop an infection, therefore symptomatic patients are in need of a safe, fast and painless radiosurgery treatment for angiokeratoma removal. At Renew Skin & Health Clinic, many female patients reported that their genital angiokeratomas became darker in color and changed in shape. When you notice such changes in color and shape of your female genitalia angiokeratoma condition, you should book a consultation at Renew Skin & Health Clinic in order to get a proper diagnosis and professional medical and private treatment. It is important to receive a clear diagnosis since the dark skin lesions can also resemble melanomas, in which case a skin biopsy may be necessary in order to rule out malignancy. For cosmetic purposes, the vulvar angiokeratoma treatment can be obtained with minimally invasive surgical options such as excision, cryotherapy, CO laser ablation and electrodessication with radiosurgery. All these female genitalia angiokeratoma removal private treatment methods might be suitable for your specific condition, depending on the size of the skin lesions, their location and your medical history. Our doctor specialist at Renew Skin & Health Clinic is utterly prepared in order to perform painless and scar-free vulvar angiokeratoma removals in short private treatment sessions without needing hospitalization or long recovery periods.