Soft tissue
Benign vascular lesions
Nevus flammeus

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Revised: 22 September 2016, last major update November 2012

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Related topics: Vascular ectasias

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Definition / general
  • Also known as salmon patch
  • Ordinary birthmark, usually on head and neck, represents dilated dermal vessels
  • Usually regress
Microscopic (histologic) images
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