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Research on Oral Hemangiomas

A hemangioma, also called a strawberry nevus, is an abnormal buildup of blood vessels from an unknown cause. These can occur in the skin or the internal organs and are usually present at birth, although they also can show themselves a few months later. When on the skin, they are visible red lesions. They tend to be most alarming to parents when they are present on the face or head of infants. Most are treatable, but some are dangerous. Continue reading