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Infantile hemangiomas

Often a baby is born with a little red dot and then within a few weeks that dot has transformed into a large vascular lesion.  This occurs in 5% of births.  They are called infantile hemangiomas.  Usually they appear by … Continue reading

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Infantile hemangiomas. Get your cameras out!

This delightful baby’s hemangioma was nearly imperceptible at birth and grew to be this rather impressive lesion.  I advised the parents to take lots of pictures because by preschool it will probably be gone.  Infantile hemangiomas are benign tumors of … Continue reading

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