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Conditions masquerading as infantile haemangioma: Part 2


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

Professor Ilona J Frieden, University of California, San Francisco, and Department of Dermatology, 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. Part I focussed on other vascular anomalies that can mimic infantile haemangiomas. Part II emphasizes benign growths and malignant conditions that can also cause diagnostic confusion.