Ann Dermatol Venereol 2013 May 7;140(5):341-6. Epub 2013 Mar 7.
Clinique dermatologique, université de Strasbourg, hôpitaux universitaires de Strasbourg, 1, place de l'Hôpital, 67000 Strasbourg, France.
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Clin Exp Dermatol 2006 Jan;31(1):30-2
Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyon, Turkey.
Port-wine stains are frequently seen congenital vascular malformations consisting of ectatic dermal capillaries. Acquired port-wine stain that develops later in life is an uncommon vascular lesion that is morphologically identical to a congenital port-wine stain. In the majority of acquired port-wine stains, the aetiology is unknown, but trauma is an important causative factor. Read More
Int J Dermatol 2014 Apr 29;53(4):458-61. Epub 2013 Oct 29.
Pediatric Dermatology Department, Hospital Ramos Mejía, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Dermatology Department, Hospital Alemán, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Background: Capillary malformation-arteriovenous malformation (CM-AVM) is a recently described autosomal dominant disorder that results from mutations in RASA1. It has been initially described as multiple CMs affecting several members of the same family, associated with fast-flow malformations in at least one family member.
Objective: To report and analyze clinical data on 45 patients with CM-AVM assessed at the Department of Pediatric Dermatology, Ramos Mejía Hospital (Buenos Aires, Argentina). Read More
Int J Dermatol 1995 Jan;34(1):48-52
Department of Dermatology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 27705.
Background: An acquired port-wine stain is a rarely reported vascular lesion that mimics a congenital port-wine stain clinically, but is acquired after birth.
Methods: Clinical and histologic information concerning ten patients with acquired port-wine stains was recorded. Stains of seven of these patients were treated with either the copper vapor or pulsed dye laser. Read More
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2008 Aug 2;61(8):889-93. Epub 2007 Jul 2.
Centre for Study & Treatment of Vascular Birthmarks, Wellington Regional Plastic, Maxillofacial & Burns Unit, Hutt Hospital, Wellington, New Zealand.
Background: Port-wine stains are capillary malformations that commonly involve the skin of the head and neck region. They may affect the underlying subcutaneous tissue and bone, and extend on to adjacent mucous membrane and conjunctiva. Ipsilateral leptomeningeal and ocular choroidal involvement occurs in a small number of cases, with variable clinical manifestations. Read More