When is propranolol contraindicated in the treatment of infantile hemangioma?

Updated: Feb 06, 2019
  • Author: Richard J Antaya, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Exclude infants with evidence of the following:

  • Bronchospasm
  • Cardiac disease
  • CNS vascular anomalies (suspected PHACE syndrome, large cervicofacial hemangiomas [see Mortality/Morbidity for PHACE syndrome definition])

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