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Doctor insights on: Capillary Hemangioma In Children

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What is a capillary hemangioma?

What is a capillary hemangioma?

Capillary bundle: Ch are spaghetti like collections of bundled capillaries in a common birth mark. They will generally grow faster than the kid for about 6-8 m, slow then start to shrink down into the skin leaving a pale or parchment like surface by the age of 4.Rarely do they need any work. If they might interfere with vision of distort the nose some dermatologists might treat to decrease size. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Levitin
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Capillary Hemangioma (Definition)

A capillary hemangioma is a vascular anomaly. It is the most common type of hemangioma & has the appearance of a red, lumpy ...Read more


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What is capillary hemangioma cause?

What is capillary hemangioma cause?

No one knows.: The theory is that these hemangioma of babies are from pieces of placenta that have broken off during pregnancy. This is because the hemangiomas stain for a protein called glut-1 that is only found in placenta. They are more commonly found in premature babies. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of capillary hemangioma?

What are the symptoms of capillary hemangioma?

None to possible ble: Usualy there no symptoms but it can bleed if traumatized or become inflammed or black in color. Some peole have multiple lesions which are easily removed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Capillary hemangioma?

What is the definition or description of: Capillary hemangioma?

Capillary hemangioma: A capillary hemangioma is a vascular anomaly. It is the most common type of hemangioma & has the appearance of a red, lumpy area on the skin. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for capillary hemangioma?

What is the treatment for capillary hemangioma?

Patience: Ch will generally grow faster than the kid for about 6-8 m, slow then start to shrink down into the skin leaving a pale or parchment like surface by the age of 4.Rarely do they need any work. If they might interfere with vision of distort the nose some dermatologists might treat to decrease size. Rx varies;laser, injected med, oral meds, most will go away over time. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of capillary hemangioma?

Can you get rid of capillary hemangioma?

Yes: Depending on location different treatments are available. Laser treatments are often effective. If that doesn't work sometimes surgical excision is appropriate. ...Read more

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Any one know any thing about capillary hemangioma treatment?

Any one know any thing about capillary hemangioma treatment?

Multiple options.: Hemangiomas of infancy are the most common type. They can be treated with medicine, laser, surgery, or do nothing. Other types are usually treated with laser or surgery, but sometimes medicines are most appropriate. ...Read more

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My baby daughter has a capillary hemangioma in her cheek. I want to find the best hospital?

My baby daughter has a capillary hemangioma in her cheek. I want to find the best hospital?

Lots of options: Find a doctor, or children's hospital that has a vascular anomalies clinic or specialty and get the opinion of people that see these all the time. Depending on size, etc, treatment may or may not be appropriate but there is a time crunch for certain treatments to be effective (like propranolol). ...Read more

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Morning glory disk anomaly with ipsilateral capillary hemangioma, agenesis of the internal carotid artery, and horner syndrome: a variant of phaces syndrome?

Morning glory disk anomaly with ipsilateral capillary hemangioma, agenesis of the internal carotid artery, and horner syndrome: a variant of phaces syndrome?

Will Eye Hospital: Recommend you travel to see the retinal service at the wills eye hospital in philadelphia, pa. Would recommend dr. Gerry shields and dr. Carol shields. ...Read more

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What is the difference between capillary and cavernous hemangioma?

What is the difference between capillary and cavernous hemangioma?

Top vs bottom: Cappillary hemangiomas are in the top skin layers and cavernous deeper in the skin, see: http://goo. Gl/vivep. ...Read more

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What are capillary hemangiomas?

What are capillary hemangiomas?

Nests of capillarys: Infants often have nests of capillarys show up within the first month that can be localized, tiny, round or dominate a large area of skin. They grow faster than the child & surrounding nl skin, peaking in relative size about a year & have a strawberry like appearance. This rapid growth phaze is followed by slowing & reversal, often major patches decline & pale parchment like skin is left. ...Read more

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My 2 month old daughter has a hamengioma above her upper lip. Some doctors say its a capillary hamengioma while others say its cavarnous. What is the difference and how can we ascertain which one is it?

My 2 month old daughter has a hamengioma above her upper lip. Some doctors say its a capillary hamengioma while others say its cavarnous. What is the difference and how can we ascertain which one is it?

Small/large vessels: Infantile hemangiomas are benign vascular lesions that have a characteristic clinical course marked by early proliferation and followed by spontaneous involution by 9 years old. A capillary hemangioma is the most common type. It is made up of small capillaries that are normal in size and diameter, but high in number. A cavernous hemangioma is made up of larger blood vessels that are dilated. ...Read more

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What kind of specialists treats hemangiomas in children?

Lots.: Ent doctors, plastic surgeons, dermatologists, facial plastic surgeons, hematologists, pediatricians, and others. ...Read more

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How do you go about removing hemangiomas in very young children?

How do you go about removing hemangiomas in very young children?

Seldom do: Many will go away on their own but it takes time (by age 4). Propranolol is a drug used that has been used to reduce their size but has risks and must be monitored. If the nevus is in a location that causes problems they can be removed with a variety of techniques. Consultation with a pediatric dermatologist may allow you to decide the best approach for your kid. ...Read more

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How large can hemangiomas grow?

Variable: Hey can be obvious on the skin surface or internal. They can be microscopic or very large and physically debilitating or symptomatic. ...Read more

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What can I do about hemangiomas?

What can I do about hemangiomas?

Surgery, laser: Surgery, laser, or medications can permanently get rid of hemangiomas. See a dermatologist or surgeon for advice. ...Read more

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What can be done about hemangiomas?

Depends: It depends on the type and location of the lesion. If treatment is indicated, sclerotherapy and/or embolization are usually the best approaches. This requires evaluation by an experienced physician; and what kind of physician depends on the location of the lesion. ...Read more

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What can trigger cavernous hemangiomas?

What can trigger cavernous hemangiomas?

Trauma growth: By far most liver hemangioms do not cause any issues at all some are large and like any big complex of blood vessels a traumatic injury like car accident boxing or even skate board fall can break it open or rupture.... Also very rarely they will continue to grow and eventually rupture....These growing hemangiomas become cavernous and may require surgery to prevent unwanted rupture. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for hemangiomas?

Are there home remedies for hemangiomas?

Not really: The only home remedy for hemangiomas that I know of I have seen in south america. They take copper wires and stick them into the hemangiomas for up to a week, and it does work. They get a lot smaller. Still, would you do this to your kid? I wouldn't. ...Read more

Dr. James Sidman
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Hemangioma (Definition)

A birthmark often appearing as a rubbery, bright red nodule ...Read more