Retrospective study of the treatment of infantile hemangiomas using a combination of propranolol and pulsed dye laser.

@article{Reddy2013RetrospectiveSO,
  title={Retrospective study of the treatment of infantile hemangiomas using a combination of propranolol and pulsed dye laser.},
  author={K. Krishna Harsha Reddy and Francine Blei and Jeremy Brauer and Milton Waner and Robert T Anolik and Leonard H Bernstein and Lori A Brightman and Elizabeth K Hale and Julie K. Karen and Elliot T Weiss and Roy G Geronemus},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={923-33}
}
BACKGROUND Infantile hemangioma (IH) clearance may be slow or incomplete in response to pulsed dye laser (PDL) or propranolol alone. OBJECTIVES To evaluate whether IH treated with PDL and propranolol displayed more rapid and complete clearance than IH treated with propranolol alone. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective review of facial-segmental IH treated with propranolol and PDL and controls treated with propranolol was conducted. Blinded physicians used patient photographs to select… CONTINUE READING

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