Capillary hemangioma

What is Capillary hemangioma?

A capillary hemangioma (also known as an "Infantile hemangioma," "Strawberry hemangioma", These marks occur in about 10% of all births, It may grow rapidly, before stopping and slowly fading. Some are gone by the age of 2, about 60% by 5 years, and 90–95% by 9 years. Capillary hemangioma is a vascular anomaly.

Capillary hemangiomas occur 5 times more often in female infants than in males, and mostly in Caucasian populations. Additionally, low birthweight infants have a 26% chance of developing a hemangioma.

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hi, this is raghavendra my baby she born on 31st aug 2010 in sringeri has got capillary hemangioma just below her right eye, beside of right nose...

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