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Vascular Abnormalities

What are Vascular Abnormalities?

A vascular malformation is a type of birthmark, and made up of arteries, veins, capillaries, or lymphatic vessels. There are several different types of malformations and they are named according to which type of blood vessel is predominantly affected. A vascular malformation is also known as lymphangioma, arteriovenous malformations, and vascular gigantism.

Vascular abnormalities are abnormal clusters or formations of blood vessels. Among them: 

 

Vascular Abnormalities at Hopkins Children’s

Vascular abnormalities are handled by the Division of Pediatric Dermatology.  

Source: Johns Hopkins Family Health Book