Pediatric Vascular Anomalies Clinic
Vascular Anomalies may present as a simple birthmark, but depending on their location and extent they can affect vital functions such as seeing, eating, hearing, breathing and swallowing. In some cases, they can even cause scarring or disfigurement.
It is important for people to have a team of physicians with expertise in vascular anomalies guide the care for these conditions. The Vascular Anomalies Clinic has a multidisciplinary team of medical and surgical specialists that includes pediatric dermatologists; plastic surgeons; ear, nose, and throat surgeons (otolaryngologists); general surgeons; and interventional radiologists with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular anomalies. During appointments, patients see multiple specialists who develop personalized care plans focused on your child’s specific needs.
The vascular anomalies team is skilled in treating conditions such as:
- Complex hemangiomas
- Lymphatic malformations
- Venous malformations
- Arteriovenous malformations
- Capillary malformations
- Cystic hygroma
- Port-wine stain birthmark
- Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
- CLOVES syndrome
- Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (CMTC)
- Other vascular birthmarks
Vascular anomalies research
The vascular anomalies team is committed to furthering the understanding and treatment of rare vascular anomalies, and is involved in clinical studies with other academic medical centers across the country.