- Hemangiomas are one of the most common types of birthmarks, characterized by a buildup of blood vessels beneath the skin’s surface. They often appear shortly after birth and can range in size from small specks to larger, raised areas. Most hemangiomas shrink and fade over time
- Port-Wine Stains are characterized by their pink to dark red coloration, resembling spilled wine. They are caused by an abnormal collection of blood vessels and typically do not fade on their own. Early intervention may be recommended to prevent complications.
- Salmon Patches are often referred to as stork bites. They appear on the neck or face, and are flat, pink or red patches caused by dilated capillaries. They usually disappear within the first few years of a child’s life.
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