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What are port-wine-stains?

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Port-wine stains are flat purple-to-red birthmarks made of small blood vessels (capillaries). These birthmarks happen most often on your face and can be different sizes. Port-wine stains often are permanent (unless they're treated).

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American Academy of Pediatrics. American Academy of Dermatology.

 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

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American Academy of Pediatrics. American Academy of Dermatology.

 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

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