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Iran J Ped Hematol Oncol 2014, 4(3): 127-130 Back to browse issues page
Treatment process for capillary hemangioma
Dr NB Mirbehbahani, Dr A Rashidbaghan
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Background Hemangiomas, usually, present at the first few Hemangiomas, usually, present at the first few months of life and are the most common benign tumor in children. There are various therapeutic methods for hemangioma. Capillary hemangioma is a type of hemangiomas. The steps of treatment of a child with capillary hemangioma in Taleghani Hospital of Gorgan, Iran, are reported. Case report In this report, it is described an 18-month-old child with capillary hemangioma on the right side of face. She was presented to the hematologic clinic of Taleghani Hospital of Gorgan. Three drugs, including prednisolon, propranolol and interferon alpha-2b (IFN-α-2b), were used for treating this patient. At the end of treatment, good results were obtained. After that, laser therapy was performed for fading the lesions. Conclusion Prescription of drug was our first choice for treating capillary hemangioma and it had a positive result without any complications. We used propranolol and IFN-α-2b for treating capillary hemangioma because of their better effect on this patient.
Keywords: hemangioma, propranolol, interferon alpha
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/09/11 | Accepted: 2014/09/11 | Published: 2014/09/11
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Mirbehbahani N, Rashidbaghan A. Treatment process for capillary hemangioma. Iran J Ped Hematol Oncol. 2014; 4 (3) :127-130
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