Hemangiomas of Head and Neck - A Review

T. Rohini, S.Gidean Arularasan, M. Murugan
2017 IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences  
Hemangiomas which are tumors of vascular origin constitute 7% of all benign tumours. Hemangiomas of the head and neck region comprise about 60 -70%. . Hemangiomas can be infantile or congenital Hemangiomas. Infantile Hemangiomas(IH) are more common in pre mature infants. Congenital Hemangiomas are tumors that occur fully grown at birth and do not manifest the postnatal course and lifecycle of common IH. They can be sub classified as rapidly involuting congenital Hemangiomas(RICH) and Non
more » ... ICH) and Non Involuting congenital Hemangiomas(NICH). The purpose of this article is to give a comprehensive review of hemangiomas and the diverse treatment options available for this complex endothelial tumour and to stress the fact of individualizing a treatment protocol.
doi:10.9790/0853-160303103106 fatcat:2nl5wm2e55fx3fuq7tygurgv6e