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Eye disorders in newborn infants (excluding retinopathy of prematurity)
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    In this review (Eye disorders in newborn infants (excluding retinopathy of prematurity), Wan MJ, VanderVeen DK, Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2015 May;100(3):F264-9. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2014- 306215. Epub 2014 Nov 13, PMID:25395469) the authors describe clinical presentation, natural history and treatment of infantile haemangiomas (IH). These vascular tumors are common and if left untreated will result in visua...

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