Can A Hemangioma Cause Leg Pain?

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Definition

A hemangioma is a non-cancerous blood vessel growth. Excision is surgery to remove it.


Alternative Names

Birthmark excision


Description

While the patient is deep asleep and pain-free (general anesthesia), the hemangioma is removed. If the hemangioma was large, the site may be covered with a skin graft.


Indications

Hemangiomas are the most common benign (non-cancerous) blood vessel growths in infants and children. Most go away with time, and occasionally...

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