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]
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Noun1.port-wine stain - a flat birthmark varying from pink to purple
birthmark, nevus - a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth
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Translations

port-wine stain

n mancha en vino de Oporto
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References in periodicals archive ?
Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) is a neurological disorder related to a gene mutation, marked by a distinctive port-wine stain on the forehead, scalp or around the eye.
Clinical presentation of SWS includes neurological features such as headaches, developmental delay, mental retardation and primarily seizures, as well as port-wine stain
Objective: To determine the effect of facial port-wine stain (PWS) on quality of life (QoL) in our population with skin type III to IV, using the Skindex-29 scoring system.
The classical triad of Sturge-Weber syndrome is a port-wine stain on the face, glaucoma and leptomeningeal angiomas.
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).
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.
Seventeen patients with facial Port-Wine Stain (PWSs) have been treated in present study.
(5) Port-wine stain or flat haemangioma is a vascular malformation present at birth and that does not show tendency toward involution.
Norman Lock; THE PORT-WINE STAIN; Bellevue Literary Press (Fiction: Fantasy) 16.95 ISBN: 9781942658061
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.