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Congenital Vascular Malformations: An Historical Account

  • J. Leonel Villavicencio
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Abstract

Mild as well as severe vascular anomalies have been described in ancient documents by authors such as Hippocrates [1], Ambrose Pare [2], Galen [3], and others.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Norman M. Rich Department of SurgeryUniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Walter Reed National Military Medical CenterBethesdaUSA

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