Vascular Malformations/Tumours


  • A swelling present at birth or a few weeks after birth which enlarges
  • An area of red/pink/purple/blue discoloration
  • A swelling which can enlarge and change colour with crying or exercise
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  • Maybe just observation alone, the most common form goes away by itself
  • Maybe LASER therapy
  • Maybe steroid/propanolol medication under the supervision of a paediatrician
  • Maybe injections by an x-ray specialist
  • Maybe surgery for any areas that don’t fully go away

After Care

  • Specific to the treatment provided
Different types of Sutures and Stitches Diagram