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ALLMedicine™ Infantile Hemangioma Center

Research & Reviews  337 results

Mapping of Segmental and Partial Segmental Infantile Hemangiomas of the Face and Scalp.
JAMA Dermatology; Endicott AA, Chamlin SL et. al.

Sep 23rd, 2021 - Recognizing segmental infantile hemangioma (IH) patterns is important for risk stratification and provides clues to pathogenesis. Previously, segmental hemangiomas were mapped to 4 facial regions, 3 corresponding to known facial metameres. To refi...

Vascular endothelial growth factor response with propranolol therapy in patients with i...
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology; Makkeyah SM, Elseedawy ME et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - Vascular endothelial growth factor-A (VEGF-A) is a master regulator of angiogenesis, with higher levels in infantile hemangioma (IH). The effects of propranolol on IH are not fully understood and may involve vasoconstriction, angiogenesis inhibiti...

Measuring the impact of clinical practice guidelines on infantile hemangioma referrals.
Pediatric Dermatology; Barton MT, Latour E et. al.

Sep 2nd, 2021 - High-risk infantile hemangiomas may be associated with significant patient comorbidity. The American Academy of Pediatrics published clinical practice guidelines with recommendations to refer high-risk hemangiomas early. The results of this study ...

Infantile hemangioma. Part 1: Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation and ass...
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; Rodríguez Bandera AI, Sebaratnam DF et. al.

Aug 23rd, 2021 - Infantile hemangioma (IH) is the most common pediatric vascular tumor. Its pathogenesis is poorly understood but thought to represent an aberrant response of pluripotent stem cells to stimuli such as hypoxia and the renin-angiotensin-system. IH us...

Infantile hemangioma. Part 2: Management.
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; Sebaratnam D, Rodríguez Bandera AI et. al.

Aug 23rd, 2021 - The majority of infantile hemangioma (IH) can be managed conservatively but for those requiring active treatment, management has been revolutionized in the last decade by the discovery of propranolol. Patients that may require active intervention ...

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News  37 results

Infantile Hemangiomas: Accurate Diagnosis Is Crucial

Mar 15th, 2021 - The first rule about infantile hemangiomas: Make sure they're actually infantile hemangiomas, a pediatric dermatologist urged colleagues. Then watch patients closely, refer to specialists when appropriate, and consider propranolol in complicated o...

Timolol shortens propranolol use in infantile hemangioma
Christopher Palmer

Jun 4th, 2019 - Sequential therapy of oral propranolol then topical timolol for infantile hemangioma helped shorten duration of propranolol and maintain treatment success, according to a study published in Pediatric Dermatology. hypotekyfidler/Getty Images Diana.

Management of Infantile Hemangiomas Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019)

Feb 6th, 2019 - The guidelines on the management of infantile hemangioma were released on December 24, 2018, by the AAP.[1,2] Five indications for early treatment of problematic infantile hemangiomas (IHs) include the following: Life-threatening lesions, such as ...

AAP infantile hemangioma guideline should empower primary care clinicians
Jill D. Pivovarov

Jan 16th, 2019 - The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued its first clinical practice guideline on infantile hemangiomas (IHs), given the dramatic increase in information available over the past decade. The aim in providing an evidence-based approach to evalu.

AAP Guideline Urges Prompt Care for Infantile Hemangiomas

Dec 24th, 2018 - In a new clinical practice guideline on the management of infantile hemangioma (IH), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that infants at high risk for complications receive a referral to a specialist for evaluation and possible tre...

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