Classification of vascular lesions based of off the biological behavior has greatly facilitated more accurate diagnoses, optimally defined treatment plans, and better outcomes. Treatment of vascular lesions has taken a more conservative surgical approach with reliance on select medical treatment options, which has greatly reduced morbidity and mortality resulting from extensive surgery. A multidisciplinary approach involving multiple surgical and pediatric subspecialties has led to advancement in both understanding and ideal treatment strategies of these lesions.
Keywords: Capillary malformations; Hemangiomas; Lymphovascular malformations; Port wine stains; Vascular defects; Vascular lesions; Vascular malformations.
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