Infantile hemangiomas

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Learn about common growths, called infantile hemangiomas. Also, learn when they are tested and treated by doctors.

Key points

  • Infantile hemangiomas are common growths in babies.
  • They are not cancerous.
  • Hemangiomas usually get smaller as the child gets older.
  • Doctors will run tests and treat the hemangioma if it affects breathing, vision or other organs.
Last updated: November 7th 2019