Excisión de hemangioma

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Los hemangiomas son tumores benignos (no cancerosos) de los vasos sanguíneos. Éstos son el tipo más común de tumor vascular en los bebés y en los niños. La mayoría se resuelve con el tiempo y ocasionalmente requieren medicamentos. Los hemangiomas grandes o poco estéticos pueden necesitar tratamiento quirúrgico para su excisión.

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  • Last Reviewed on 07/25/2007
  • Robert A. Cowles, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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