Rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma (RICH): a brief case report.

  title={Rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma (RICH): a brief case report.},
  author={Robert Scalise and Joanna Bolton and Neil F Gibbs},
  journal={Dermatology online journal},
  volume={20 11}
Congenital hemangiomas (CH) are benign vascular neoplasms that proliferate in utero and have completed development by birth. Two subtypes of CH are recognized: rapidly involuting congenital hemangiomas (RICH) and non-involuting congenital hemangiomas (NICH). Involution of the RICH subtype often begins in the first weeks of life. NICH does not involute, allowing the distinction between RICH and NICH. We report a case of an infant with RICH occurring on the scalp, examined at birth and followed… CONTINUE READING