Overview Incidence Symptoms Evaluation Treatment specialist Outlook Complications Underlying Cause Anatomy
Nevus Flammeus Evaluation
- Bright red, purple or blue patches of skin
- The colored skin is usually raised
- Patches are present at birth
- Patches may occur on any part of the body
- Some hemangiomas protrude from the skin surface
Tests are not necessary to evaluate a hemangioma.
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PubMed Nevus Flammeus References
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- Geronemus RG, Ashinoff R: The medical necessity of evaluation and treatment of port-wine stains. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 1991 Jan; 17(1): 76-9. 
- Goldman MP, Fitzpatrick RE, Ruiz-Esparza J: Treatment of port-wine stains (capillary malformation) with the flashlamp-pumped pulsed dye laser. J Pediatr 1993 Jan; 122(1): 71-7.