nevus flammeus

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Related to nevus flammeus: nevus simplex, nevus vasculosus
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Noun1.nevus flammeus - a flat birthmark varying from pink to purple
birthmark, nevus - a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth
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It may also be called nevus flammeus (neonatorum) or nevus simplex.
Meyerson-Phenomenon hides a nevus flammeus. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2011; 9: 305-7.
Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS), or encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis, is a rare, congenital neurocutaneous syndrome characterized by unilateral facial cutaneous vascular malformation (nevus flammeus or port-wine stain [PWS]) in association with ipsilateral leptomeningeal angiomatosis.
Salmon patches, also known as nevus flammeus simplex, are the most common vascular lesions in infancy [1].