Intramuscular hemangiomas

What is Intramuscular hemangiomas?

Intramuscular hemangiomas are rare, benign (not cancer) growths, made of disorganized blood vessel tissue. They can cause pain and swelling in the muscle which can be confused with a sports injury. Ultrasound and MRI can be used to distinguish it from cancer. These growths are usually treated with surgery or by injections.

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My son, who is 12, has recently been diagnosed as having what doctors are quite sure is a haemangioma of his vastus medialis muscle and we have...

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A hemangioma is an abnormal proliferation of blood vessels that may occur in any vascularized tissue of body....

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