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‘Please take good care of our baby sister’: Help for Addison’s hemangioma

When Addison's hemangioma grew too large, surgery was necessary.

Most parents dress their baby girls in headbands for fun. But for Addison Quandt, these accessories, adorned with bows and flowers, weren’t a frivolous fashion statement. Instead, they helped hold in place the gauze that covered a large hemangioma on the back of her neck. “People always said what a fashionable baby she was,” says her mom, Dianne. “If they only knew.”

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