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July 1970

Successful Treatment of Eyelid Hemangioma With Prednisone

Author Affiliations

Madison, Wis
From the Department of Surgery, Division of Ophthalmology (Dr. de Venecia) and Department of Pediatrics (Dr. Lobeck), University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wis.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1970;84(1):98-102. doi:10.1001/archopht.1970.00990040100024

An infant with extensive hemangioma of the eyelid and orbit was unsuccessfully treated with irradiation and injection of sclerosing substance. Subsequent treatment with systemically administered corticosteroid produced dramatic regression of the hemangioma.