Adv Dermatol 2008 ;24:105-24
Centre de Référence des Pathologies Neurovasculaires Malformatives, Site Trousseau, Service de Chirurgie Maxillo-Faciale et Chirurgie Plastique, AP-HP, Hôpital d'Enfants Armand Trousseau, Paris, France.
Significant progress in the diagnosis of infantile vascular tumors has been achieved during the past 2 decades because of improvements in the recognition of clinical characteristics, radiologic features, and histopathologic analysis, as well as the discovery of important immunophenotypic markers such as GLUT-1. These recent advances make it possible to define more clearly the distinct clinical entities with their variable prognoses and to improve the management of lesions that, although histologically benign, infrequently may be lethal because of their invasive potential. Read More