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Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology

Congenital Port-Wine Stains affecting Face and Neck region: A rare entity with review of literature

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Author Details: Narender Reddy B., Syed Afroz Ahmed, Shravan Kumar D. R., Manjushree Vanje, Veenila Pantala

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2395-6194

Print ISSN : 2395-6186

Article First Page : 44

Article End Page : 46


Port-Wine Stains (PWSs) are more common vascular lesions comprised of progressive ectasia of blood vessels in the dermis and it can establish either congenital or acquired in form. The exact etiology is unknown, but various factors have been proposed for its pathogenesis like trauma, drugs, tumors and herpes zoster infections in acquired PWSs. Here we report a congenital PWS in a 5-year old girl affecting face and neck region.

Keywords: Port-wine stains, Sturge-weber syndrome, Vascular malformation.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2395-6194.2018.0009