Hemangiomas, birthmarks

Written by: Dr. Ignacio Sánchez-Carpintero Abad
Edited by: Top Doctors®

All hemangiomas appear in childhood , from the moment of birth or during the first weeks of life. . .

All hemangiomas appear in childhood


Hemangiomas are the most frequent benign vascular tumors of childhood. They have two phases throughout their evolution. The first is the proliferative phase, which lasts until 9 months of age. . . .

How are they treated?

The treatment must be individualized and it will differ according to the moment in which the hemangioma is found. . . . .

Can they reappear?

Hemangiomas do not reappear. . .

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Ignacio Sánchez-Carpintero Abad

Dr. Sánchez-Carpintero specializes in Medical-Surgical Dermatology at the University Clinic of Navarra. His main areas of interest are the treatment of Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations. Currently he is working as a Head of the Laser Unit of the International Dermatology Clinic.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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