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Old 08-17-2006, 12:20 PM
missy missy is offline
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Very technically, the term hemangioma is not correct here. Vascular malformation might be the correct term to use. Doctors tend to use the term for adults, but hemangiomas are a childhood-only birthmark. Rather than research hemangioma, look up the terms "vascular malformation," "arterio venous malformation," or "AVM."

So far, though, the treatment seems correct. Are they going to remove it?

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