port-wine stain


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Related to port-wine stain: nevus flammeus, Port Wine Nevus

port′-wine′ stain`


n.
a large birthmark of purplish color, usu. on the face or neck.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.port-wine stain - a flat birthmark varying from pink to purple
birthmark, nevus - a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth
Translations

port-wine stain

n mancha en vino de Oporto
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In high-risk port-wine stain phenotypes --forehead, hemifacial, and median--early referral to a pediatric neurologist is the best way to enable early symptom recognition of Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS), according to results of a literature review.
Background: The location of facial port-wine stain (PWS) may be helpful for predicting some associated anomalies; high glaucoma incidence is found in patients with eyes close to PWS-affected areas (V1, ophthalmic branch area of the trigeminal nerve).
A port-wine stain (PWS) is defined as a macular telangiectatic patch (CM) which is present at birth and persists throughout life.
5) Port-wine stain or flat haemangioma is a vascular malformation present at birth and that does not show tendency toward involution.
Third in the American Novels series, The Port-Wine Stain delves into the dark and evocative world of Edgar Allan Poe's life and work, capturing the essence of his stories and poetry while exploring possible inspirations and ensuring that the likes of "William Wilson" and "The Premature Burial" will never be experienced in the same light again.
Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS) is one of the rare congenital hyperplasia syndromes, generally involving a single extremity, characterized by port-wine stain type cutaneous vascular malformations, bone and soft tissue hypertrophy and varicose veins.
Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome (KTWS) is characterized by a triad of port-wine stain, varicose veins, and bone and soft tissue hypertrophy involving an extremity [1].
A port-wine stain looks exactly like its name - a dark red patch on the skin.
He had a port-wine stain involving the area of distribution of the right ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal nerve, left hemiparesis, intellectual disability and asthma.
She cited a patient born with a port-wine stain that went undiagnosed.
Then the narrator reveals the link between the procedure and the story title: "Two thousand dollars for a port-wine stain removed.
Cambridge-born artist Jenny Saville's painting actually depicts a child with a port-wine stain birthmark.