Stork bites | definition of stork bites by Medical dictionary
a superficial telangiectasia or vascular area found on the nape of the neck of newborns. Stork bites disappear within the first year and are not to be confused with elevated hemangiomas, such as port-wine stain, which persist.
stork bites A popular term for the small, harmless, pinkish skin blemishes that commonly occur around the eyes and on the back of the neck in new-born babies. Stork bites are benign tumours of small blood vessels (haemangiomas) and usually disappear within the first year of life.
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She had a couple of little stork bites
that they often have when they are born, but then this red dot appeared just above her ear.
are small, pink and spidery and appear on the back of the neck, the upper eyelids or the nose.
Angel's kisses almost always go away by age two, but stork bites
usually last into adulthood.