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Types of Vascular Anomalies: Mixed Vascular Malformation

Vascular anomalies are benign lesions of the blood vessels. Most vascular malformations fall into the following categories:

Mixed vascular malformations (MVMs) most often result from venous and lymphatic components, arising together in a single, complex anomaly. Each MVM is unique and should be assessed by a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating vascular anomalies.

About Our Program

The Vascular Anomalies Program at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital offers an integrated and comprehensive approach to the diagnosis, care and management of hemangiomas and vascular malformations. Our multidisciplinary team of pediatrics experts works together to educate families and to evaluate and treat children with all types of these vascular lesions. » Read more about our program and our team.