What are Mixed Vascular Anomalies? 

Vascular anomalies are benign (non-cancerous) lesions (abnormal areas of tissue on the body) 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.

Why Choose Us?

The vascular anomalies program at Comer Children's offers an integrated and comprehensive approach to the diagnosis, care and management of vascular malformations. Our multidisciplinary team of pediatric experts works together to educate families and to evaluate and treat children with all types of these vascular lesions.

Resources & Support for Patients with Vascular Anomalies

Patient Resources at Comer Children’s

Kids want to feel like kids, even when they're sick. Our Child Life therapists use play, art and other approaches to take some of the scare away from the hospital experience and to help kids feel as normal as possible, in spite of their disease. Located near Comer Children's, the Ronald McDonald House provides a home away from home for families while their child is hospitalized.

Patient Resources & Support Groups

These organizations and support groups may be helpful to families and patients by providing support, education and treatment information on vascular anomalies.