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Caring for a child with birthmarks: Propranolol for infantile hemangiomas

Handouts from the Society for Pediatric Dermatology

PDF download: Propranolol for infantile hemangiomas
Handout includes:

  • When do infantile hemangiomas need to be treated?

  • What is propranolol and how does it work?

  • Are any tests needed before starting propranolol?

  • What are the possible side effects of propranolol?

  • How is propranolol taken?

  • How long does treatment with propranolol last?

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This content was created in partnership with The Society for Pediatric Dermatology.

If you are a parent or guardian of a child with a dermatologic condition, the American Academy of Dermatology, in partnership with The Society for Pediatric Dermatology, offers a wealth of resources.

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