Management of capillary malformations

Sheilagh M. Maguiness, Marilyn G. Liang

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

13 Scopus citations

Abstract

Capillary malformations (CMs) are the most common vascular malformations. They are comprised of the small vessels of the capillary network in skin and mucous membranes. In the vast majority of affected individuals, CMs are isolated and not associated with any underlying abnormalities. Depending on size and location, however, they may cause significant morbidity due to disfigurement or stigmatization and, rarely, herald the presence of an underlying syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-73
Number of pages9
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Volume38
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011

Keywords

  • Capillary malformation
  • Nevus flammeus
  • Nevus simplex
  • Port wine stain
  • Pulsed dye laser
  • Sturge-Weber syndrome
  • Vascular malformation

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Management of capillary malformations'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this