Soft tissue
Benign vascular lesions
Nevus flammeus

Author: Vijay Shankar, M.D.

Revised: 31 January 2018, last major update November 2012

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Related topics: Vascular ectasias

Cite this page: Shankar, V. Nevus flammeus. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/softtissuevascularectasiasnevus.html. Accessed June 25th, 2018.
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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