Review what might cause a baby to have facial paralysis and a port wine stain.
Learn more about Mongolian Spots, a birthmark that looks like a bruise.
Hemangiomas - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
Hemangiomas are abnormally dense collections of dilated small blood vessels (capillaries) that may occur in the skin or internal organs. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for children with hemangiomas.
Sturge-Weber Syndrome - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
Sturge-Weber syndrome is a rare disorder present at birth. It is characterized by a birthmark, usually on the face, known as a port wine stain (from too many blood vessels just beneath the skin) and neurologic problems. Learn about the symptoms and treatment for children with Sturge Weber syndrome.
Port-Wine Stain - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
A port-wine stain is a vascular birthmark consisting of superficial and deep dilated capillaries in the skin which produce a reddish to purplish discoloration of the skin. Learn about the symptoms and treatments prevention for children with port-wine stains.
Pigmented Birthmarks - ADAM Health Encyclopedia
A pigmented birthmark is skin marking present at birth that ranges in color from brown or black to bluish or blue-gray. Learn more about these types of birthmarks,which can include cafe-au-lait spots, moles, and mongolian spots.
Red Birthmarks - Adam Health Encyclopedia
Learn more about red birthmarks, which are colored, vascular (blood vessel) skin markings that develop before or shortly after birth.
Before and After Photos
Before and after photos of children with hemangiomas treated with surgery and/or pulse dye laser treatments from the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation.
Vascular Birthmark Foundation
The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation provides support and resources for children and adults born with hemangiomas, port wine stains, and other vascular birthmarks.