What is Venous lake?

Venous lake refers to a bluish soft macule/papule caused by vascular dilation. It is usually found on the lower lip.

Venous lake usually occurs in middle-aged or older males and females.

Venous lake appears as soft and squishable macule/papule. The color varies from blue to purple.

The condition is has very unique visible feature, and; thus, can be easily clinically diagnosed.

Venous lake is considered harmless and does not require serious medical interventions. However, the lesion can be removed by various methods, such as laser treatment, electrocautery, and cryotherapy.