What is the role of MRI in the workup of infantile hemangioma?

Updated: Feb 06, 2019
  • Author: Richard J Antaya, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has the following uses:

  • Delineate the location and extent of cutaneous and visceral hemangiomas

  • Differentiate proliferating hemangiomas from other high-flow vascular lesions (eg, arteriovenous malformations)


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