The treatment of subglottic hemangiomas of infants with prednisone.

  title={The treatment of subglottic hemangiomas of infants with prednisone.},
  author={Nanda Lila Seva Sadan and Jacob Sad{\'e} and Michael Grunebaum},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  volume={4 1},
Because of their spontaneous regression, capillary and cavernous hemangiomas of infants usually do not require treatment. However, when they interfere because of their location with important functions of the body or even threaten life, treatment becomes mandatory. This is the case in most patients with congenital subglottic hemangiomas. In the past various methods of treatment have been used. All of them have disadvantages, and some are hazardous. Most cases (74.2%) required protracted… CONTINUE READING