Genetic Basis of Hemangiomas
WHAT IS INVOLVED IN THE RESEARCH STUDY?
- Buccal smear (cheek cells) or small blood sample (4 mL or 1 teaspoon) from child being
seen in the Dermatology clinic having infantile hemangioma or vascular anomaly
- Buccal smear (cheek cells) or small blood sample (4 mL or 1 teaspoon) from parents of
If you and your child agree to be in this study, the following will happen:
1. Informed consent and permission to use or disclose your/your child's health information
for research purposes will be obtained by Dr. Drolet, the principal investigator, or
her research team. You will receive a copy of this consent form.
2. A buccal swab or blood sample will be obtained from you and your child; buccal sampling
involves rubbing the inside of your cheek and removing cells to perform a genetic test
called "Genomewide Association (GWA).
We expect you and your child to be involved in this study until you and your child have the
genetic testing performed.
Observational Model: Family-Based
Beth Drolet, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
United States: Institutional Review Board
Genetics of Hemangioma
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