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Hemangioma excision - series—Procedure

Procedure

Overview

While the infant is deep asleep and pain-free (using general anesthesia), the hemangioma is removed. If the hemangioma is large, the site is covered with a skin graft.

Update Date 11/20/2014

Updated by: Richard J. Moskowitz, MD, Dermatologist in Private Practice, Mineola, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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