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An infantile hemangioma (IH) is one of the most common b...

wikipedia - 01 Aug 2015
An infantile hemangioma (IH) is one of the most common benign tumors of infancy and occurs in approximately 5–10% of infants. The word "hemangioma" comes from the Greek haema- (αίμα), "blood"; angeio (αγγείο), "vessel"; -oma (-ωμα), "tumor". Infantile hemangiomas are benign vascular tumors composed of an increased number of unique endothelial cells that line blood vessels. They occur more frequently in female, premature and low birth weight infants. Infantile hemangiomas usually appear within

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