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Related to telangiectatic nevus: nevus vasculosus
a common skin condition of neonates, characterized by flat, deep-pink localized areas of capillary dilation that occur predominantly on the back of the neck, lower occiput, upper eyelids, upper lip, and bridge of the nose. The areas disappear permanently by about 2 years of age. Also called capillary flames, stork bite. Compare superficial fading infantile hemangioma.
A nevus containing dilated capillaries.
See also: nevus