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What happens to a hemangiomas without treatment?

What happens to a hemangiomas without treatment?

Most Do Well: Infantile hemangiomas have a growth phase and an involutional phase. The growth phase occurs over the first 4-10 months of life, with few having significant growth after 5 months. All hemangiomas involute slowly over 2-10 years, but not all involute completely-- possibly leaving irregular texture, loose tissue and can scar if they ulcerate. Treatment may be necessary in large or growing lesions. ...Read more

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Dr. James Sidman
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Hemangioma (Definition)

An hemangioma is a condition in which a person has an enlarged, abnormal growth of blood vessels on his skin and/or elsewhere inside his body. Large hemangiomas, multiple ones, or dangerously located ones can cause serious problems. Babies with small or few "strawberry" hemangiomas on the skin ...Read more


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Is deralin an effective treatment of hemangiomas?

Yes: Propranolol has been studied in infantile hemangiomas and found to decrease the size, color and elevation. There are side effects. ...Read more

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What is the main treatment for vertebral hemangiomas?

What is the main treatment for vertebral hemangiomas?

A tumor composed of: Dilated blood vessels that grows along the bones in the spinal cord is a condition called a vertebral or spinal hemangioma. People with this type of spinal tumor typically don't experience symptoms, especially when the hemangioma is small. If the tumor grows larger, patients can begin to experience debilitating symptoms, such as chronic back pain or paralysis. Patients who symtomtatic should treat. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the treatment for vertebral hemangiomas?

Please help! what is the treatment for vertebral hemangiomas?

None: Vertebral hemangiomas are common, usually found incidentally, requiring no treatment. If painful suggesting a compression fracture, kyphoplasty can be helpful. ...Read more

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What effect do brain hemangiomas have on reflexes?

Hemangioma: Hemangiomas may need to be treated if they are expanding and causing symptoms. ...Read more

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Are there any hepatic hemangioma alternative treatment?

Leave it alone?: 1% of folks have a benign hemangioma in the liver. The vast majority of hepatic hemangiomas require no treatment whatever. If you have been offered treatment, ask why. Their malignant counterpart, the one lesion i know for which they could be mistaken, is very rare and i've not heard of anyone surviving it. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hemangioma?

Leave alone: Small hemangiomas are best left alone. If they are in an area that is dangerous, like near the eye, we can inject them with steroids, use high potency topical steroids, topical Aldara (imiquimod) cream or propranalol with some relief. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for vertebral hemangiomas?

A variety exist: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1255694-treatment Often the best treatment is to leave them alone. Best wishes. ...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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Is the treatment for spleen hemangioma always surgery?

Not necessarily: The lesion may be left untreated. If the lesion is large, it is usually treated by removing the spleen, however, you may wish to discuss selective embolization of the vessel with your doctor. See this site for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11307096/ ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more