Update on hemangiomas and vascular malformations.

  title={Update on hemangiomas and vascular malformations.},
  author={Julie A. S. Powell},
  journal={Current opinion in pediatrics},
  volume={11 5},
Hemangiomas and vascular malformations are frequently encountered in pediatric practice, especially hemangiomas and port-wine stains. These lesions may cause physical and psychological complications and it is important to recognize which lesions need to be treated and how. Great progress has been made in the classification of vascular anomalies. Angiogenesis and molecular genetics are areas of active research; recent findings relating to hemangiomas and vascular malformations are presented. New… CONTINUE READING