Use of propranolol in infantile haemangiomas: report of five cases and review of the literature

Hippokratia 2011; 15 (1):81-83

D. Gidaris, M. Economou, V. Hatzidemetriou, N. Gombakis, M. Athanassiou – Metaxa


Infantile haemangiomas are common benign tumours that do not require treatment unless they cause significant functional impairment or disfigurement. We report our experience with the off-label use of propranolol in 5 children with haemangiomas and review the relevant literature.