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Hemangioma Treatments


Treatment options include:

  • Lasers—work best for superficial hemangiomas
  • Steroid drugs—preferably given locally by injection, but may be given orally for large or rapidly growing hemangiomas
  • Recombinant Interferon Alfa—a drug that affects the immune system, usually used when steroid drugs fail or cannot be used

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Copyright © 2023 EBSCO Publishing All rights reserved.

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