Denouement and Discussion
Cutaneous Vascular Lesions
The presence of multiple cutaneous hemangiomas in a newborn or older infant may indicate various degrees of involvement by these vascular tumors. The lesions may be limited to the skin and represent a benign disorder, or they may be associated with visceral lesions, which sometimes cause life-threatening problems. Affected infants may demonstrate a few to as many as hundreds of cutaneous lesions. Similarly, if viscera are involved, the systemic lesions may be few or many.Although published reports have suggested that multiple cutaneous hemangiomas indicate a guarded prognosis, in most cases
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