Conditions masquerading as infantile haemangioma: Part 1


  • Ilona J Frieden, MD. Maureen Rogers, MD. Marcia C Garzon, MD.

Professor Ilona J Frieden, Department of Dermatology, University of California, 1701 Divisadero Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA. Email:


Infantile haemangiomas are among the most common growths during infancy. Their rapid growth during infancy and vascularity can easily cause confusion with other, less common growths. This article focuses on the myriad of diagnostic mimics of haemangiomas, including other vascular anomalies, benign growths, and malignancies.