An appropriate diagnostic workup for suspected vascular birthmarks
Orhan Konetz, MD
Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Patricia E. Burrows, MD
Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, The Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Address: Orhan Konez, MD, Department of Radiology, Hb6, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
ABSTRACTBirthmarks are common and commonly ignored by patients and primary care doctors. Yet they sometimes represent significant vascular anomalies that require diagnosis and treatment. We summarize when and how to work up a variety of vascular anomalies.