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Section of angiectasis (vascular ectasia), from Anderson's original article (1898)

"1, stratum corneum of epidermis; 2, stratum Malpighi; 3, papillary layer of dermis; 4, angiectasis, occupied by coagula and blood-corpuscles; 5, angiectasis, with dissepiment (ie, a partition in a part or organ; a septum); 6, oblique section of papilla." (Source: Anderson W. A case of “angeio-keratoma.” Br J Dermatol 1898;10:113-7.)

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