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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, Year : 2018

Article Page : 44-46


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Abstract

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 : 10.18231/2395-6194.2018.0009

How to cite : Narender Reddy B., Ahmed S A, Shravan Kumar D. R., Vanje M, Pantala V, Congenital Port-Wine Stains affecting Face and Neck region: A rare entity with review of literature. J Oral Med Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2018;4(1):44-46

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