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What is a nevus flammeus?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Birth mark
Red area usually on the back of the neck present from birth which does not require any treatment.

In brief: Birth mark
Red area usually on the back of the neck present from birth which does not require any treatment.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology
In brief: Nevus flammeus
This is the so called stork bite located on the back of the neck.
It consists of superficial blood vessels ( gives it a reddish look) and is common and of no detriment.

In brief: Nevus flammeus
This is the so called stork bite located on the back of the neck.
It consists of superficial blood vessels ( gives it a reddish look) and is common and of no detriment.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dr. Coyle Connolly
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