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What Should I Do if I Have a Vascular Malformation?
If a vascular malformation is very large or affects the breathing system (airway or lungs) or another large organ system, it could be life-threatening. If it has uncontrollable bleeding, this could also be life-threatening. Large and/or life-threatening lesions should be evaluated by a multidisciplinary team of specialists that includes plastic surgeons, dermatologists, ophthalmologists, radiologists, and other specialists, depending on what organs are involved.
The Stanford Medicine Online Second Opinion program offers you easy access to our world-class doctors. It’s all done remotely and you don’t have to visit our hospital or one of our clinics for this service. You don’t even need to leave home!