Chapter: Drug therapy
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Update: Feb 08, 2021
Author(s): Wohlgemuth, Walter A.
Coagulation anomalies play a major role in patients with vascular anomalies and, under certain circumstances, require appropriate drug therapy.
Blood coagulation disorders can occur in patients, especially those with large-volume venous malformations (VM) because of persistent localized coagulation phenomena in the sense of LIC; these must be specifically treated. A large part of the pain in patients with venous malformations is also associated with coagulation phenomena that lead to localized thrombophlebitis within the lesion.
In the treatment of infantile hemangioma, drug therapy with beta blockers is now actually the drug therapy of choice, which is a real breakthrough.