Title: Sclerotherapy Use of Sodium tetradecylsulphate in treatment of Hemangiomas & Other Similar Conditions
Dr. Wamiq Musheer Fareed is a Maxillofacial Surgeon by profession. His Education has been from India. He worked with Lord Buddha Medical College& Research Centre (Nepal) for 6 months as Maxillofacial Surgeon. He has also worked as a Subordinate/ Paraprofessional for duration of one year in Department of Oral Surgery in College of Dentistry (TaibahUniversity, Medina, KSA).At present, He is a Senior Faculty in the same university providing his services for the same department. He is an activemember of Saudi Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. His key focus areas are in orthognathic, craniofacial and trauma surgery but now he majorly practicesDento-alveolar surgery including surgical implantology along with the management of surgical pathology of the jaws and temporomandibular joint disease. He has a major interest in postgraduate Educationand medico-legal work. He is actively involved in lecturing and teaching internationally, and has published more than 5 peer-reviewed papers and few of them are under publication. He aims for a wider area for practicing his skills and serving the Maxillofacial Stream on a broader scale thereby implementing his learned practices and applied methodologies.
Hemangiomaisone of the commonest anomalies of the vascular tree and their management has all the time remained a foremost challenge. Surgery and other treatment modalities are not always suitable and agreeable; they have a higher morbidity, recurrence and complication rate. Few patients had undergone sclerotherapy with sodium tetradecyl sulfate solely or as an adjunct to surgery. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of sodium tetradecyl sulfate sclerotherapy and to get acceptable results.