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Histopathological diagnosis of infantile hemangiomas and vascular malformations.
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PMID:  17590939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Current histologic and immunophenotypic criteria useful in the pathological diagnosis of benign vascular tumors and anomalies of childhood, with emphasis on infantile hemangiomas and vascular and lymphatic malformations, have been described and correlated with clinical presentation. The authors have emphasized recent advances in research that portend an emerging revolution in our understanding of these perplexing lesions. These latter findings, particularly in the case of hemangiomas, suggest possible new preventive strategies and therapeutic avenues involving targeted use of angiogenic modulators.
P E North; M C Mihm
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1064-7406     ISO Abbreviation:  Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am     Publication Date:  2001 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-06-26     Completed Date:  2007-07-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9414907     Medline TA:  Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  505-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology, Univeristy of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Malformations / pathology*
Granuloma / pathology
Hemangioendothelioma / pathology
Hemangioma / pathology*
Lymphatic Abnormalities / diagnosis
Port-Wine Stain / diagnosis,  pathology

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