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2014-05-08 23:05:37

“Education obtained at the dermatology appointment may improve early self-detection of melanoma, and having an established dermatologist may facilitate earlier evaluation of concerning lesions,”

Port-Wine Stain Birthmark And Sturge-Weber Syndrome Tied By Gene
2013-05-12 09:49:26

Researchers have discovered a genetic mutation they say is responsible for both port-wine stain birthmarks and a rare neurological condition known as Sturge-Weber Syndrome.

2011-02-04 08:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vascular birthmarks, which occur in nearly 10 percent of all infants at birth or within the first few weeks of life, can cause concern for parents particularly if they are large or in a cosmetically important area.

2010-09-29 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation (VBF) is hosting its biennial "Mark of Beauty" Gala on Friday, October 8, 2010 and its annual Vascular Birthmarks Conference on Saturday, October 9, 2010 in Manhattan.

2009-09-02 23:21:57

A British prison inmate serving a life sentence for double murder won the right to have the country's National Health Service remove his birthmark.

2008-07-24 21:00:19

By Dr. Helen Minciotti Mom and dad showed up on time for their newborn's first outpatient exam. That was already quite an accomplishment, considering the packing and infant bundling needed before venturing out in the frigid winter air.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.