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Noninvasive investigation of infantile hepatic hemangioma: a case study.
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PMID:  7700764     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A preterm infant presented with high-output cardiac failure. Color Doppler imaging of the liver revealed a large hepatic hemangioma. Pulsed-wave Doppler of the proximal aorta was used to monitor noninvasively the reduction in flow through the arteriovenous malformation in response to steroid therapy. The hemangioma resolved completely by 7 weeks of age.
S Bruce; L Downe; K Devonald; D Ellwood
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatrics     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0031-4005     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatrics     Publication Date:  1995 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-05-02     Completed Date:  1995-05-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376422     Medline TA:  Pediatrics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  595-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Perinatal Ultrasound, Nepean Hospital, Penrith, NSW, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta / ultrasonography
Cardiac Output, High / etiology
Hemangioma / ultrasonography*
Infant, Newborn
Liver Neoplasms / ultrasonography*
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Pulsed

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