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Children's haemangiomas: use of new topical therapies.
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PMID:  22398997     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Infantile haemangiomas, a type of vascular birthmark, occur in 5-10% of light-skinned children, and they are the most common soft-tissue tumors in infancy. Most haemangiomas regress spontaneously and only a few need to be treated systemically. However, 10% of infantile haemangiomas need to be treated during the proliferative phase (Enjolras and Gelbert, 1997), as local complications, such as ulceration, hemorrhage and necrosis, can lead to scars that are difficult to repair. When haemangiomas are located on the lip, nasal tip or ear, they can even lead to deformities (Khunger and Pahwa, 2011).
Authors:
Anne Weißenstein; Gloria Villalon; Elisabeth Luchter; Stefan Bittmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0966-0461     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9212059     Medline TA:  Br J Nurs     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  274-Unknown     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Research Assistant, Ped Mind Institute (PMI), Medical and Finance Centre, Epe, Germany.
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