What is a Vascular anomalies ?
Vascular anomalies is a birthmarks or growths made up of blood vessels . These growths can cause functional or cosmetic problems and may be composed of arteries, capillaries, vessels, or any combination of these.
As a child grows, the vascular malformation will grow, too fastly, and might start causing problems. Unlike some vascular tumors, vascular malformations don’t have a growth cycle and they won’t go away on their own.
Learn more about vascular tumors:
- Infantile hemangioma
- Congenital hemangioma
Specialists treats the full range of vascular anomalies include
- Complex hemangiomas
- Infantile hemangiomas
- Congenital hemangiomas
- Capillary malformations
- Venous malformations
- Arteriovenous malformations
Vascular malformations can be classified into two main categories:
- Low-flow malformations: venous, lymphatic and capillary malformations
- High-flow malformations: arteriovenous malformations and arteriovenous fistulae