What is craniofacial hemangioma?
Hemangioma is a benign tumor arising from blood vessels and such tumours in the head and next region are called as craniofacial hemangiomas.
What was this patients main complaints?
She was unable to chew and eat some food stuff coz it would cause bleeding. The bleeding was not intense, mostly but was persistent. Most of the time, it resolved with a day or two. The other main concern was the cosmetic issue. She was not feeling good to attend weddings, parties and social get together meetings.
Why did she not do anything about this for this long?
She had had two surgeries earlier when she was way younger. But wasn’t fully removed. She was disillusioned till she met with Dr Sunil Richardson at Richardsons Dental and Craniofacial Hospital, south India.
What was done at Richardsons?
She underwent surgery where laser, cautery and various suturing techniques were used by the surgeons and the team headed by Dr Richardson. She stayed in the hospital for 4 days. This is her review pic after two months.
Will craniofacial hemangioma recur?
No. Will not recur. And the results are permanent.