What are vascular malformations?

Also known as: sclerotherapy

Vascular malformations are congenital lesions from the abnormal development of arteries, veins, or lymphatic system vessels. They are often present at birth, growing with the child and sometimes causing pain, swelling, or body deformities. 

Treatment and diagnosis of vascular malformations in children

When initially evaluating your child, our physicians will use an ultrasound to detect unusual masses. They will then use an MRI to evaluate large and deep lesions that may be near critical body structures. 

Vascular malformations can be treated with sclerotherapy. During this procedure, the interventional radiologist injects the lesion with a medication that shrinks it.
child with Vascular Malformations on cheek Before and After

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