Section : Skin Conditions

Portwine Stain

  • There is another vascular birthmark.
  • They present as flat red patches on the eyelids and the skin of the cheek at birth.
  • Unlike strawberry naevus, portwine stains never disappear spontaneously as the child grows older:
  1. The vascular birthmarks increase in thickness and small blebs of blood vessels may be seen.
  2. Agsin, these growths do not regress on their own and treatment is necessary. Most portwine stains respond to the vascular laser. Patients will need multiple laser treatments at 3 monthly intervals to achieve an optimal result.

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