A birthmark is a benign irregularity on the skin which is present at birth or
appears shortly after birth, usually in the first month. They can occur anywhere on
the skin. Birthmarks are caused by o...
Mar 22, 2016 ... A significant proportion of newborns have a vascular birthmark. ... Nobody really
knows what the causes of birthmarks are. Experts say that ...
Oct 26, 2011 ... Birthmarks caused by an excess of blood vessels confined to one area of the skin
are known as vascular birthmarks. They also come in three ...
Information and advice about birthmarks, including the different types, what
causes them, and when treatment is needed.
Most birthmarks fall into one of two categories: vascular or pigmented. Vascular
birthmarks are caused by blood vessels below the surface of the skin.
Two types of vascular birthmarks are hemangiomas and port-wine stains.
Pigmented birthmarks are made of a cluster of pigment cells which cause color in
Apr 15, 2015 ... What are the characteristics of vascular birthmarks? What causes birthmarks?
Are any symptoms and signs associated with birthmarks?
Mar 23, 2015 ... Pigmented birthmarks are usually caused by an increase in melanin in the area
where it appears, according to doctors. These are known as ...
Birthmarks can't be prevented and they aren't caused by any problems in
pregnancy — so no, there's nothing you did to cause baby to have birthmarks.
Apr 8, 2015 ... Vascular birthmarks, such as port-wine stains, arise from overgrowths of blood
vessels. Pigmented birthmarks, such as moles, are caused by ...