Congenital Hemangiomas for Parents
A hemangioma is a growth of tangled blood vessels. A congenital hemangioma is one that a baby is born with. They're usually a bluish or purple circle or oval.
Q&A About Getting Older for Kids
Gray hair, wrinkles, and even shrinking: Find out why it all can happen to older people.
Infantile Hemangiomas for Parents
A hemangioma is a growth of tangled blood vessels. An infantile hemangioma becomes visible in the first few weeks after birth.
Embolization for Parents
Embolization is a procedure in which plugging material or a plugging object is put into a blood vessel to block it. It's used to help treat many conditions.
Birthmarks for Parents
Birthmarks are marks on the skin that a baby can develop before birth or soon after. Most birthmarks are harmless and many even go away on their own or shrink over time.
Hemangiomas for Parents
A hemangioma is a growth of tangled blood vessels. Most hemangiomas grow larger for several months, then shrink slowly. Some will require treatment.
Proton Therapy for Cancer for Parents
Proton therapy is an advanced type of radiation therapy. It's an effective treatment for many childhood cancers.
Adenoids and Adenoidectomy for Teens
Often, tonsils and adenoids are surgically removed at the same time. So, what are adenoids exactly?
CLOVES Syndrome for Parents
CLOVES syndrome is a very rare genetic disorder that causes vascular, skin, spinal, and bone or joint abnormalities.
Ewing Sarcoma for Parents
This type of cancer mainly develops in the arms, legs, ribs, spinal column, and pelvis. Early diagnosis and treatment mean most kids have a good chance of recovery.