Saudi Journal of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

CLINICAL CASES
Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 38--40

Infantile hemangioma: A case Report


Habib Husain Merza Abdulkhaleq1, Ali Hasan Alqasim2, Heba Jasim Alwahedi3 
1 European Hoard (ORL & HNS), C.A.B.S (ORL & HNS). DOHNS (UK). Consultant ENT Surgeon
2 Senior ENT Resident
3 ENT Resident. Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Department, Salmaniya Medical Complex. Kingdom of Bahrain

Correspondence Address:
M.D. Habib Husain Merza Abdulkhaleq
P.O. Box: 10508 Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Infantile hemangioma (IH) is a benign neoplasm that commonly develops in neonates within their first few months of life [1]. For reasons that arc not clear, hemangiomas are approximately 3 times more common in female infants and are also more common in whites. Most infantile hemangiomas undergo rapid initial proliferation, with a subsequent plateau in infants aged about 9-10 months; finally, they involute. The involuting phase extends from 1 year until 5 to 7 years of age [2]. Different modalities of management are described in the literature which can be classified as conservative policy, medical treatment and surgical intervention. We present a case of infantile hemcngioma which was managed successfully using medical treatment.


How to cite this article:
Merza Abdulkhaleq HH, Alqasim AH, Alwahedi HJ. Infantile hemangioma: A case Report.Saudi J Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013;15:38-40


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Merza Abdulkhaleq HH, Alqasim AH, Alwahedi HJ. Infantile hemangioma: A case Report. Saudi J Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg [serial online] 2013 [cited 2023 Jan 30 ];15:38-40
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