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Infantile hemangiomas (IH) are the most common vascular tumor of infancy . Most hemangiomas follow a predictable pattern with proliferation followed by slow involution and many do not require medical or surgical intervention. However, some hemangiomas cause complications, including disfigurement, visual obstruction and/or functional impairment, which require therapeutic intervention. Since the discovery of beta blockers as effective topical and oral therapy for IH, hemangioma specialists suggest early therapy and referral for IH to prevent permanent sequalae . Yet, little is known about utilization patterns for hemangiomas in the United States.
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Infantile hemangioma (IH) is the most common vascular neoplasm in infant and young children. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are known to be associated with IH. This study aims to investigate the role ...
Infant hemangioma(IH) is the most common benign vascular tumor of infancy with the estimated incidence varies 1% to 12%.However, in China, the incidence of infant hemangioma and related ep...
The primary purpose of this study is to identify the clinical characteristics of infantile hemangioma (IH) in our single center in China. The second objective of the study is to identify t...
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of Timolol Maleate treatment for different depth of infantile hemangioma based on B-ultrasonography. Based on the depth of he...
Prospective controlled study evaluating cryocontact therapy of infantile hemangiomas of preterm infants Principal investigator: Rangmar Goelz, MD Coworkers: M Möhrle, M Moll, HM Häfner,...
This is a prospective randomized, double-blind study to compare the clinical efficacy of infantile hemangioma treatment using propranolol with corticosteroids as compared to therapy with c...
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