Nevus flammeus

Nevus flammeus

Synonym:

Port wine stain

This is a vascular malformation characterized by ectatic blood vessels.
This lesion is relatively stable through life.
The typical nevus flammeus is quite flat in childhood, becoming somewhat thickened in later adulthood.
Craniofacial angiomatosis with cerebral involvement is called the Sturge-Weber syndrome.

Treatment:

  • Intense pulse light source
nevus flammeus

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