Categories, Dermatology

Capillary Vascular



3 out of 1000 are born with the capillary vascular malformation or wine stains as some call it and it occurs mostly in the third part of the face, body or extremities. The Capillary Vascular malformation is a pink color in an area of the human body where the blood vessels are dilated in the dermis layer of the skin.

What are the capillary vascular types?

There are two types of the capillary vascular; first the light one which is the Naevus Simplex and it is some small red or pink patches that usually are located o the back of the neck or on the eyebrows. Second, the port-wine stains and they are less common than the Naevus Simplex and they are purple, red or dark red patches, large and flat with defined borders.

What is the capillary vascular treatment?

The capillary vascular is treated by yellow laser. The doctor will put the yellow laser inside the blood vessels and heated it to make it burst. This treatment is generally performed under general anesthesia or using a cream depending on your situation. The capillary vascular treatment may take few sessions but sometimes it cannot make the pink color disappear completely.

Are there any risks or side effects of the capillary vascular treatment?

After the capillary vascular treatment the pink color may turn into purple with a light bruising but it vanishes after.

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