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Hemangioma (Angioma) Summary

Description: A vascular anomaly due to proliferation of BLOOD VESSELS that forms a tumor-like mass. The common types involve CAPILLARIES and VEINS. It can occur anywhere in the body but is most frequently noticed in the SKIN and SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE. (from Stedman, 27th ed, 2000)

Also Known As: Angioma; Hemangiomas; Chorangioma; Chorangiomas; Chorioangiomas Show All >>

Networked: 3512 relevant articles (378 outcomes, 254 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hemangioma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Propranolol (Inderal) : 122 outcomes 58 studies in 374 results : FDA 158 Generic
  2. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 16 outcomes 4 studies in 85 results : IBA
  3. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT) : 12 outcomes 5 studies in 42 results : IBA
  4. Timolol (Blocadren) : 10 outcomes 5 studies in 36 results : FDA 56 Generic
  5. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa) : 9 outcomes 1 study in 37 results : FDA 2
  6. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 171 results : IBA
  7. verteporfin (Visudyne) : 7 outcomes 1 study in 19 results : FDA 1
  8. Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 114 results : IBA
  9. bleomycetin : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 22 results : IBA
  10. Argon : 6 outcomes 1 study in 38 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hemangioma

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Vascular Malformations
  3. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)
  4. Hemangioma (Angioma)
  5. Telangiectasis (Telangiectasia)
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Key Therapies for Hemangioma

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  1. Lasers (Laser) : 25 outcomes 8 studies in 197 results
  2. Dye Lasers : 14 outcomes 7 studies in 79 results
  3. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy) : 14 outcomes 6 studies in 75 results
  4. Vertebroplasty : 12 outcomes 3 studies in 65 results
  5. Radiotherapy : 11 outcomes 8 studies in 142 results
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