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How is hemangiomas diagnosed?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Examination
It is raised collection of blood.
Small ones are diagnosed by observation. Large ones may be also examined with a sonogram to detect the size. Small ones are removable with vascular laser. Large congenital hemangiomas are now treated with beta blockers.

In brief: Examination
It is raised collection of blood.
Small ones are diagnosed by observation. Large ones may be also examined with a sonogram to detect the size. Small ones are removable with vascular laser. Large congenital hemangiomas are now treated with beta blockers.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. James Sidman
Sometimes surgery is necessary, or other medications besides propranolol.
Dr. Gregory Levitin
The most important thing is to have this evaluated by a birthmark specialist; hemangiomas that occur on the head and neck more often require some form of treatment compared to those on the body.
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: MRI
Many tests can pick up hemangioma including MRI ct scan ultrasounds being the common ones.

In brief: MRI
Many tests can pick up hemangioma including MRI ct scan ultrasounds being the common ones.
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
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