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Pyogenic Granuloma

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There are different types of vascular lesions of the skin that can affect people of all ages. Pyogenic granuloma, also known as lobular capillary hemangioma, is a relatively common benign vascular lesion of the skin and mucosa that appears as an overgrowth of tissue. The exact cause of this vascular lesion is unknown, but the…

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Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma

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Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma is a rare vascular anomaly. Many parents mistake Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma for a birthmark, but it is actually a benign tumor of a child’s blood vessels. Because the tumor is benign, it can continue to grow, but it will not spread throughout the body.

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Hemangiomas of the Eyelid

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A hemangioma is a benign tumor that is caused by abnormal growth of blood vessels. While hemangiomas can occur anywhere on the body, they are most commonly found on the face and neck. Many infants are bone with a hemangioma present or with a hemangioma that develops within the first few days following birth. Other…

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Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome

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Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome is a rare congenital disorder involving abnormal development of blood vessels, soft tissues, bones, and the lymphatic system. Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome is a life-altering disorder that causes mild to extensive features of the upper or lower limbs, and sometimes the trunk. A child who is diagnosed with Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome requires the specialized care of…

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Midline Venular Malformations

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All babies are born into this world with a pink hue, no matter what the ethnicity of the parents are, simply because of the manner in which birth presents itself. Whether vaginally delivered or delivered via Cesarean, babies experience pulling and tugging, and twisting that leaves their skin with a light to dark pinkish tinge.…

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Port Wine Stain

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People are more concerned about their appearance these days than ever before. Perhaps it is the continued exploitation of “Hollywood Beauty” or the latest craze in “selfies,” but one thing is for sure, your appearance matters. Port wine stain, also called nevus flammeus, is a congenital, cutaneous vascular malformation involving post-capillary venules when produce light…

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Helping Parents Navigate the Unknown

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Having a child with any type of issue can be overwhelming for parents. Good parents want nothing less than the best for their children, and problems can cause a great deal of stress and emotion that is heavy to carry. Navigating through the diagnosis and treatment options when a child has been diagnosed with a…

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Vascular Birthmark Embolization

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Vascular anomalies is a term used to describe a variety of different abnormalities that occur in children and young adults. Vascular malformations are often the result of the abnormal development in blood vessels, lymph vessels, veins, and/or arteries. Arteriovenous malformations are lesions that are made up of small vessels linking the arterial side of the…

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Osler-Weber-Rendu Disease

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Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), also known as Osler-Weber-Rendu Disease, affects approximately one in 5,000 people. It is a rare genetic, autosomal, dominant blood vessel disorder that can cause serious and life-threatening consequences. According to the Scientific Advisory Board of the HHT Foundations International, Inc., there are four diagnostic criteria for Osler-Weber-Rendu Disease. When there are…

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Segmental Hemangiomas

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Infantile hemangiomas are benign vascular tumors that appear in approximately 7% of the population and appear during the first four to six weeks of life. Hemangiomas often cause a great deal of immediate concern to parents because of their deep red appearance and how fast they grow. Although most hemangiomas are not worrisome and will…

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