Subglottic Hemangioma: understanding the association with facial segmental hemangioma in a beard distribution

A subglottic hemangioma (SGH) is a benign tumor of infancy that can cause severe obstruction of the airway. Infantile hemangiomas, in general, are the most common head and neck tumor in children, affecting 4 –5% of the pediatric population. This retrospective cohort study characterizes subglottic infantile hemangiomas at a single vascular anomaly center over a 5-year period (2013 – 2017) during the era of propranolol treatment.
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research

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Conclusion: The response to propranolol treatment in IH patients was associated with the gene polymorphism of CYP2D6 (rs1135840). A low-dose propranolol regimen was effective and safe in young infants with IH. The change of serum VEGF levels after one month's treatment could not be used to predict the response rate to propranolol. PMID: 32219146 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
Epigenomics, Ahead of Print.
Source: Future Medicine: Epigenomics - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Source Type: research
Purpose: To evaluate the subfoveal choroidal thickness (SFCT) and vascular architecture in the fellow eyes of patients with circumscribed choroidal hemangioma (CCH). Methods: In this retrospective observational study, patients were selected from outpatient ophthalmology clinics at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of New York. Subfoveal choroidal thickness was measured using enhanced depth imaging spectral domain optical coherence tomography from the outer portion of Bruch membrane to the choroidal–scleral interface. Choroidal vascular architecture was qualitativel...
Source: RETINA - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Original Study Source Type: research
Abstract Infantile hemangiomas (IHs) are common benign vascular tumours in infants (estimated prevalence 5% to 10%).1 Oral propranolol is currently the first-line treatment for complicated proliferative IHs.2 It is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency for treating complicated IHs, but questions remain regarding the optimal modalities of use.3 We conducted an international survey to assess practices in prescribing oral propranolol for IHs among practitioners dealing with IHs worldwide. PMID: 32221977 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Br J Dermatol Source Type: research
PMID: 32213223 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Can J Neurol Sci Source Type: research
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Source: American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Visual Vignette Source Type: research
In conclusion, we identified CHOP and HO-1 inhibition, and BMP9 as potential therapeutic options for PVOD. PMID: 32209028 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol Source Type: research
Publication date: June 2020Source: Human Pathology: Case Reports, Volume 20Author(s): Akira Tsuneto, Hiroaki Kawano, Naoe Kinoshita, Kiyoyuki Eishi, Koji Maemura
Source: Human Pathology: Case Reports - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
Abstract: In the past decades, there was a considerable advance in regard to recognition of morphologic findings and classification of several benign and malignant vascular proliferations. In 2002, attention was called by Requena et al to a new variant of cutaneous hemangioma named acquired elastotic hemangioma. In this article, a case of acquired elastotic hemangioma is reported with documentation of clinical, dermatoscopic, histopathological, and immunohistochemical findings. A systematic review of the previously 49 reported cases is provided. The criteria for clinical and histopathological diagnosis are highlighted.
Source: The American Journal of Dermatopathology - Category: Pathology Tags: Original Study Source Type: research
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