This is usually seen before the age of six months, and nearly all examples regress spontaneously, usually in few months and by the age of five years. Tumours appear as red, slightly raised marks on the skin. Even extensive tumours of this kind can show a dramatic improvement over several years and conservative management is usually indicated unless the tumour is associated with a fold of skin that occludes the eye, causing amblyopia. Larger tumours can produce orbital enlargement. If treatment is required, intralesional steroid injections have proved beneficial.
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