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Approach to the patient with an infantile hemangioma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23557656     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Infantile hemangioma is the most common soft tissue tumor of childhood. Despite its frequency, it has only been in the last decade that these lesions have been better characterized and become the subject of significant clinical and translational research. Although most infantile hemangiomas are uncomplicated and do not require intervention, they can be a significant source of parental distress, cosmetic disfigurement, and morbidity. The wide spectrum of disease in the morphology of these lesions and in their behavior has made it difficult to predict the need for treatment and has made it challenging to establish a standardized approach to management.
Authors:
Kristen E Holland; Beth A Drolet
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatologic clinics     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1558-0520     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol Clin     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-04-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300886     Medline TA:  Dermatol Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  289-301     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9000 West Wisconsin Avenue, Suite B260, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA. Electronic address: kholland@mcw.edu.
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