Benign vascular lesions that typically appear during the first weeks of life as blue or pink macules or patches.
May be associated with extracutaneous manifestations (e.g., high-output cardiac failure), raising suspicion of internal visceral involvement.
First-line therapies include systemic beta-blockers (such as propranolol) and systemic corticosteroids.
Adverse effects from prolonged, high-dose oral corticosteroids are common.
Tender, ulcerated hemangioma on the left lower lip
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