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vascular birthmarkOne in every ten children is born with a vascular anomaly such as a hemangioma or a vascular malformation.

At Children's Hospital of Richmond a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary program has been developed to diagnose and treat children and adults with all types of vascular anomalies.

The Center for Craniofacial Care's Vascular Birthmark Team works closely with our physician-specialists and related support staff. Clinical team members work within this team-approach providing state-of-the-art care appropriate for each individual child.

Dr. Oiticica & PatientThe Vascular Birthmark Team specialists at the Center for Craniofacial Care are skilled at treating a wide variety of conditions.

Commonly seen conditions:
Vascular Malformations
Venular Malformations or Port wine stains
Venous Malformations
Lymphatic Malformations
Arteriovenous Malformations
Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS)
Sturge-Weber Syndrome

photo of baby born with a hemangioma birthmarkThe Center's physicians use the latest advances in diagnostic, medical, laser, and surgical technologies to customize a treatmentplan for each child, including:

  • Propanolol Therapy
  • Angiography and Embolization
  • Local and Systemic Steroid Therapy
  • Interferon Therapy
  • Laser Therapy
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Multidisciplinary surgical resection