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    Top five treatment mainstays: Ulcerated pediatric hemangiomas

    Managing pain and complications

     

    Disclosures: Neither Dr. Lara-Corrales nor Dr. Puttgen report any relevant disclosures.

     

    References:

     

    1. Chang LC, Haggstrom AN, Drolet BA, et al. Growth characteristics of infantile hemangiomas: implications for management. Pediatrics. 2008;122(2):360-7.

    2. Chamlin SL, Haggstrom AN, Drolet BA, et al. Multicenter prospective study of ulcerated hemangiomas. J Pediatr. 2007;151(6):684-9, 689.e1.

    3. Maguiness SM, Hoffman WY, Mccalmont TH, Frieden IJ. Early white discoloration of infantile hemangioma: a sign of impending ulceration. Arch Dermatol. 2010;146(11):1235-9.

    4. Yan AC. Pain management for ulcerated hemangiomas. Pediatr Dermatol. 2008;25(6):586-9.

    5. Metry D. Ten lessons learned from a hemangioma clinic, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2884766/

    6. Mccuaig CC, Cohen L, Powell J, et al. Therapy of ulcerated hemangiomas. J Cutan Med Surg. 2013;17(4):233-42.

    7. Pope E, Chakkittakandiyil A, Lara-corrales I, Maki E, Weinstein M. Expanding the therapeutic repertoire of infantile haemangiomas: cohort-blinded study of oral nadolol compared with propranolol. Br J Dermatol. 2013;168(1):222-4. 

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