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Progress in Pediatrics
April 1936


Author Affiliations

From the Pediatric Service of the Israel-Zion Hospital.

Am J Dis Child. 1936;51(4):868-896. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1936.01970160106010

Formerly angiomas of the brain were considered extremely uncommon and only isolated reports appeared in the literature following the first report on this subject in 1854 by Luschka,1 a pathologist. The association of nevi of the skin with hemangioma of the brain was first pointed out by Kalischer2 in a clinical report in 1897. Since 1928 this condition has been receiving increasing attention, mostly as a result of the publications of Cushing and Bailey,3 Dandy4 and Yakovlev and Guthrie.5 Little has appeared in pediatric literature, however; as far as we know, no articles on this subject have appeared in American pediatric publications, and only few communications dealing with angioma of the brain have appeared in foreign pediatric journals. The fact that hemangiomas of the brain are often associated with nevi of the skin and other congenital stigmas, and the fact that the two most characteristic

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