nevus flammeus

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Related to nevus flammeus: nevus simplex, nevus vasculosus
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Synonyms for nevus flammeus

a flat birthmark varying from pink to purple

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Port wine" vascular nevus flammeus in the trigeminal nerve distribution;
It is sometimes called a nevus flammeus, or capillary hemangioma, but it should not be confused with a hemangioma.
includes the presence of either three major features (anterior abdominal wall defect, macroglossia, [8] or prepostnatal overgrowth) or two major plus three minor findings (ear creases and pits, facial nevus flammeus, neonatal hypoglycemia, [13] nephromegaly, [10] or Hemihyperplasia, embryonal tumors, polyhydramnios).