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Special Topics
September 2005

Management of Nasal Hemangiomas

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: The Facial Surgery Center, Charleston, SC. Dr Mascareno is an International Visiting Fellow, Guadalajara, Mexico.

Correspondence: Marcelo Hochman, MD, The Facial Surgery Center, PO Box 80789, Charleston, SC 29416 (hochman@facialsurgerycenter.com).

Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2005;7(5):295-300. doi:10.1001/archfaci.7.5.295

Infantile hemangiomas commonly involve the nose. Because of the nose’s prominence as an aesthetically and functionally sensitive area, management of these lesions has important implications. The available options including medical therapy, lasers, and surgery are reviewed with recommendations specific to nasal tip and lobule lesions based on the senior author’s (M.H.) experience.