Vascular anomalies are congenital abnormalities of the vascular or lymphatic system. They are benign lesions that present anywhere on the body in the form of vascular birthmarks or masses. They can grow as the child grows.
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Derek's Story: A Landmark Procedure
Derek Young looked like any other baby when he was born in February 1994. But 3-1/2 months later, mother Pamela noticed his head was slowly getting larger. Doctors diagnosed hydrocephalus, or fluid on the brain, and placed a shunt to drain the fluid.
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