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Case report: Treatment failure using propanolol for treatment of focal subglottic hemangioma.
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PMID:  20605232     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Subglottic hemangioma is a rare, potentially life threatening tumor of infancy which poses serious treatment challenges. A number of medical and surgical therapies over the years have met with variable success, and are associated with numerous potential morbidities. A potential windfall in the management of infantile hemangiomas has arisen with the recent identification of propanolol as a highly efficacious and relatively safe new treatment modality. At least five reports in the literature have described the rapid, successful treatment of airway hemangiomas with oral propanolol. We describe the first reported treatment failure with propanolol for subglottic hemangioma in an infant who initially responded dramatically to the medication.
Authors:
Karina T Canadas; Eric D Baum; Stella Lee; Samuel T Ostrower
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-6-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1872-8464     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-7-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003603     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, United States.
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