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Percutaneous sclerotherapy for venous malformation of the lips: a retrospective study of 23 patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11071446     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Labial venous malformations are relatively common. Depending on their size, they are responsible for functional and cosmetic handicap. When treatment is indicated, it will be based on percutaneous sclerotherapy, using Ethibloc or Aetoxysclerol, with surgery in some patients. Our purpose was to review 23 patients with soft-tissue venous malformations of the lips. Follow-up ranged from 6 months to 4 years. Sclerotherapy alone or with surgical resection achieved good results in 18 patients. In six patients mild improvement was obtained. No worsening of the initial clinical situation occurred, and no persistent complication was observed. We discuss the indications for treatment and the different types of sclerosing agent. Percutaneous sclerotherapy is safe and is effective for small and medium-size labial malformations. For larger lesions the treatment is more complex and combined long term sclerotherapy and surgery procedures may be required over several years.
Authors:
F Gelbert; O Enjolras; D Deffrenne; A Aymard; C Mounayer; J J Merland
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroradiology     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0028-3940     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiology     Publication Date:  2000 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-03-08     Completed Date:  2001-05-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1302751     Medline TA:  Neuroradiology     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  692-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neuroradiology, Hôpital Lariboisière, Paris, France. françoise.gelbert@lrb.hop-ap-paris.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Arteriovenous Malformations / therapy*
Child
Child, Preschool
Diatrizoate / therapeutic use
Drug Combinations
Fatty Acids / therapeutic use
Female
Humans
Lip / blood supply*
Male
Middle Aged
Propylene Glycols / therapeutic use
Retrospective Studies
Sclerosing Solutions / therapeutic use
Sclerotherapy / methods*
Zein / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Drug Combinations; 0/Fatty Acids; 0/Propylene Glycols; 0/Sclerosing Solutions; 117-96-4/Diatrizoate; 9010-66-6/Zein; 91196-33-7/alcoholic prolamine solution

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