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Naevus Vascularis

Date: 1910 | Identifier: LL02.49.00.59
Dermatologic stereoview card. Front of card depicts a man that has a mustache and Naevus Vascularis in several places on his face. The reverse of the card describes the dermatologic conditions as well as the diagnosis and treatment. Vascular nevi are congenital localized new growths caused by dilation and hypertrophy of the blood vessels of the skin. Exceptionally they appear in the first month after birth. They are usually single but may be multiple, of various sizes and shapes, and are located most frequently about the head, either upon the scalp or face through they may occur elsewhere. Naevus Vascularis may also be known as Naevus vasculosus, seu sanguineus, Angioma, or Birth-mark. more...