Infantile Hemangiomas and Vascular Tumors: When to Worry
From the SDPA Annual Summer Dermatology Conference 2019, held June 6 – June 9, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Faculty: James Treat, MD and Sheilagh Maguiness, MD
- Describe features of infantile hemangiomas that predispose to ulceration.
- Identify hemangiomas that are at high risk for underlying structural anomalies or systemic complications.
- Discuss clinical characteristics that aide in differentiating congenital and infantile hemangiomas.
- Broaden your differential diagnosis for a variety of vascular tumors occurring in childhood.
- Learn to differentiate infantile hemangiomas from more dangerous tumors.
- Understand hemangiomas syndromes and which hemangiomas require a systemic workup.
- Learn therapeutic options for infantile hemangiomas and when to use each type.
- Recognize options for pyogenic granulomas, tufted angiomas and other vascular tumors.
Posted January 6, 2020