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a congenital blemish or spot on the skin, of unknown cause, usually visible at birth or shortly after. Those appearing later occur at the location of a skin defect present at birth. See also nevus.
vascular birthmark hemangioma.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A persistent visible lesion, usually on the skin, identified at or near birth; commonly a nevus or hemangioma. See: nevus (1).
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A skin lesion, such as a nevus or angioma, that is present at birth.
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birthmarkA popular term for a painless, benign, red or purple vascular skin marking (e.g., cavernous haemangioma) present at birth, which often disappears or fades by school age.
Local steroid injections may reduce the size of the lesions.
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birthmarkDermatology A popular term for a painless and benign, red or purple vascular skin marking–eg, cavernous hemangioma, which often disappears or fades by school age Management Local steroid injections may ↓ size. See Hemangioma, Nevus.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A persistent congenital visible lesion, usually on the skin, identified at or near birth; commonly due to nevus or hemangioma.
See: nevus (1)
See: nevus (1)
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