The necessity for treatment of childhood port-wine stains

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The pulsed tunable dye laser has recently become available for the treatment of children with port-wine stains. Parental reactions and psychosocial implications of untreated port-wine stains in children are reviewed. It is recommended that children with port-wine stains be treated as early as possible to prevent adverse sequelae to their psychological development.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)317-318
Number of pages2
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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