Use Propranolol for infant Strawberry birthmarks

Propranolol for infantile haemangioma (red birthmark)

Cutaneous infantile haemangiomas affect approximately 1 in 10 children. They tend to follow a natural course of rapid proliferation during the first year of life and subsequently regress over 5-10 years. Most haemangiomas are non-problematic,

Oral propranolol is an effective treatment for infantile haemangiomas for the indications described. Improvement was noted in the majority of our patients’ haemangiomas using the current dosing regimen

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3632843

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