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Title: Propranolol in the treatment of an extensive facial and orbital infantile hemangioma: case report
Authors: Moreira, Pedro
Ribeiro, Isabel
Teixeira, Marta
Martins, Isabel
Fernandes, Ana
Issue Date: Aug-2013
Abstract: An infantile hemangioma, a common benign vascular tumor of infancy, can cause significant visual function impairment and/or relevant disfigurement. We report the successful outcome with oral propranolol treatment, with no adverse events related to the treatment, in a 2-month-old boy who presented with a complicated extensive infantile hemangioma of the right hemiface with deep intraorbital involvement, extending to the middle cranial fossa and pterygopalatine fossa.
Publisher: Real Academia de Medicina y Cirugía de Andalucía Oriental; Universidad de Granada
Keywords: Infantile hemangioma
Orbit
Propranolol
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10481/36356
ISSN: 0365-7965
Rights : Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License
Citation: Moreira, P.; et al. Propranolol in the treatment of an extensive facial and orbital infantile hemangioma: case report. Actualidad Médica, 98(789): 111-114 (2013). [http://hdl.handle.net/10481/36356]
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