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Hemangioma Growth During the First 6 Months of Life

3 Months
5 Years
Not Enrolling
Hemangiomas of Infancy

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Trial Information

Hemangioma Growth During the First 6 Months of Life

Inclusion Criteria:

- Children older than 3 months of age who have or have had a diagnosis of an infantile
hemangioma. The parents of these children will be able to provide us with frequent
(weekly to biweekly) photographs of the patient's hemangioma(s) during the first 3-6
months of life.

- These hemangiomas must have a superficial component that can be seen. Parents must
consent to the use of their child's photographs in this study.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Current age less than 3 months. Patient who do not have an infantile hemangioma (as
determined by the investigators). Patients whose photographs are not of sufficient
quality or frequency in order to be evaluated for this study.

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Outcome Measure:

hemangioma growth

Outcome Time Frame:

up to 8 weeks

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Ilona J Frieden, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of California, San Francisco


United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

hemangioma photo study



Start Date:

February 2009

Completion Date:

December 2011

Related Keywords:

  • Hemangiomas of Infancy
  • Infantile hemangioma
  • Hemangioma



Mayo ClinicRochester, Minnesota  55905
University of California, San FranciscoSan Francisco, California  94143