Definition of port wine stain in English:

port wine stain

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  • A kind of large, deep red birthmark, a persistent haemangioma or naevus, typically on the face.
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    • Do you have a birthmark such as a port wine stain?
    • In Sturge - Weber Syndrome the port wine stain is associated with deeper blood vessel abnormality affecting brain function and some individuals have learning difficulties.
    • Convulsions usually appear on the side of the body opposite the port wine stain and vary in severity.

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