Soft tissue
Benign vascular lesions
Nevus flammeus

Author: Vijay Shankar, M.D.

Revised: 31 January 2018, last major update November 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2018,, Inc.

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Related topics: Vascular ectasias

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Cite this page: Shankar, V. Nevus flammeus. website. Accessed October 16th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Also known as salmon patch
  • Ordinary birthmark, usually on head and neck, represents dilated dermal vessels
  • Usually regress
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