Port Wine Stain
Port wine stain
Port wine stain: A mark on the skin that resembles port wine (porto) in its rich ruby red color. Due to an abnormal aggregation of capillaries, a port wine stain is a type of hemangioma. A port wine stain on the face is a sign of the Sturge-Weber syndrome.
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Port Wine Stain
A vascular birthmark usually present at birth that affects approximately 3 out of every 1,000 babies. The birthmark generally is flat and pink or red at birth. It may lighten during the baby's first few months of life. However, as time passes, the port wine stain will usually become darker and may c...
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[n] - a flat birthmark varying from pink to purple
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a congenital overabundance of blood vessels beneath the surface of the skin
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<technique> A mark on the skin that resembles port wine (porto) in its rich ruby red colour. Due to an abnormal aggregation of capillaries, a port-wine stain is a type of haemangioma. It occurs on the face as a sign of sturge-weber syndrome. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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nevus flammeus noun a flat birthmark varying from pink to purple
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a persistent dark red to purple nevus flammeus that grows proportionately with the affected child and is usually found on the face. Initially it is macular, but the surface may develop angiomatous overgrowths with time. Port-wine stains often occur in association with other congenital abnormalities....
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nevus flammeus, port-wine stain 1. A large congenital vascular malformation nevus having a purplish color. It is usually found on the head and neck and persists throughout life. 2. A large reddish-purple discoloration of the face or neck, usually not elevated above the skin. It is considered a ser...
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A port-wine stain or naevus flammeus is a vascular anomaly consisting of superficial and deep dilated capillaries in the skin which produce a reddish to purplish discoloration of the skin. They are so called for their colour, resembling that of port wine. It is part of the family of disorders known...
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Type: Term Synonyms: nevus flammeus
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A type of congenital capillary malformation that presents as a large irregular macule or patch, often red or violaceous in color.
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a flat, pink, red, or purple colored birthmark.
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