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Laser Treatment of Oral and Maxillofacial Hemangioma

Ehsan Azma, Melika Razaghi
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Abstract

Hemangioma is a congenital vascular soft tissue tumor, defined as a vascular lesion present in the newborn, with a progressive developmental pattern related to age. It has a progressive and regressive periodic growth mode, in comparison with arteriovenous malformation (AVM). Although there are many treatment approaches for curing this lesion such as; surgery, cryotherapy, sclerosant agents, laser therapy has more advantages in comparison to the other methods. Such as, hemostasis and clean operating field, decreased amount of pain and edema. There are many types of lasers manufactured that could be used for therapeutic purposes. This article focuses on different types of laser applications in the treatment of these lesions.

Keywords

Hemangioma; Vascular malformations; Laser therapy.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/jlms.v9i4.22750