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American Journal of Medical Sciences and Medicine. 2017, 5(4), 67-70
DOI: 10.12691/ajmsm-5-4-1
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Intralesional Sclerotherapy Using Absolute Alcohol for Management of Haemangioma

Sachraswaty R. Laidding1, Marthin S.W.2, Fonny Josh1 and Prihantono Prihantono2,

1Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery Division, Faculty of Medicine, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia

2Surgery Division, Faculty of Medicine, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia

Pub. Date: December 06, 2017

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Sachraswaty R. Laidding, Marthin S.W., Fonny Josh and Prihantono Prihantono. Intralesional Sclerotherapy Using Absolute Alcohol for Management of Haemangioma. American Journal of Medical Sciences and Medicine. 2017; 5(4):67-70. doi: 10.12691/ajmsm-5-4-1


Background. Soft tissue haemangiomas are non-malignant lesions; some optional management could be chosen. Sclerotherapy by the sclerosing agent has been used in the management of haemangiomas. Method. We performed intramucous embolization of haemangioma in three patients. The procedure was conducted under general anesthesia. The sclerosing agent used was an absolute alcohol 98% at a dose of 10ml, 5ml, and 2ml in each patient. After the procedure, they received analgesics and antibiotic therapy. One month after the sclerosing treatment, all patients underwent reconstruction surgery. Result. The evaluation was performed several days after the injection. The pain and tissue swelling occurs in the first week and gradually decreased each day until the second week. The final result was evaluated after the patient undergone reconstruction surgery. All patient’s parent were satisfied. Conclusions. The intralesional sclerotherapy of haemangioma using absolute alcohol proved to be a safe, cheap and effective method to achieve preoperative devascularization of hemangiomas

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