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Hemangioma excision - series - Procedure

  
Procedure

While the infant is deep asleep and pain-free (using general anesthesia), the hemangioma is removed. If the hemangioma is large, the site is covered with a skin graft.



Review Date: 11/20/2012
Reviewed By: Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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