What is another word for Port Wine Stain?

Pronunciation: [pˈɔːt wˈa͡ɪn stˈe͡ɪn] (IPA)

Port wine stain is a congenital birthmark that appears due to the abnormal growth of blood vessels in the skin. It is often present at birth and can be visible as a pink, red or dark red mark on the face or other areas of the body. Other synonyms for this birthmark include nevus flammeus, capillary malformation, and vascular stain. While these synonyms are used interchangeably, they refer to the same condition and can help identify and treat the birthmark effectively. Port wine stain can vary in size and shape, but it does not usually cause any health problems and can be treated with laser therapy.

What are the hypernyms for Port wine stain?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    birthmark, nevus, skin lesion, vascular abnormality.

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