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How do doctors diagnose EHE?
Diagnosing EHE is a process that happens in a few stages, in part because the skin lesions associated with EHE are often confused with more common skin conditions. Most often, the first step will be a complete medical history and thorough physical exam. Additional tests may include:
Certain characteristics of your child’s EHE may determine whether it is aggressive and requires more aggressive treatment, including:
After we complete all necessary tests, our experts meet to review and discuss what they have learned about your child's condition. Then we will meet with you and your family to discuss the results and outline the best treatment options for EHE.
Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: Reviewed by Cameron Trenor III, MD
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