strawberry naevus

strawberry naevus

A bright red, raised skin blemish that, although not present at birth, appears within the first few weeks and grows rapidly, sometimes to a large size. The strawberry naevus is a kind of HAEMANGIOMA and invariably eventually disappears.
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A strawberry naevus typically fades when a child is around nine.
Babies born with dark red marks such as port-wine stains and strawberry naevus, which can cover half the face, should receive laser surgery when they are six-months old.
A strawberry naevus is a raised red mark with a bumpy surface, which is sometimes shaped like a strawberry.