Non-involuting congenital hemangioma
Other Names for this Disease
- Noninvoluting congenital hemangioma
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infantile hemangioma, which is a tumor that forms from the abnormal growth of blood vessels in the skin. NICH looks like an oval, purplish mark or bump that can occur on any part of the body. NICH is present from birth (congenital) and increases in size as the child grows. Unlike other hemangiomas, NICH do not disappear spontaneously (involute).Non-involuting congenital hemangioma (NICH) is a rare type of
Last updated: 12/11/2011
- Enjolras O, Mulliken JB, Boon LM, Wassef M, Kozakewich HP, Burrows PE. Noninvoluting congenital hemangioma: a rare cutaneous vascular anomaly. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2001; 107:1647-1654. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11391180. Accessed 12/6/2011.
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