Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Vascular Nevus Outlook

What to expect with birthmarks:

  • About 80 percent of birthmarks resolve without treatment by 10 years of age.
  • Approximately 50 percent resolve by 5 years of age.

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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