Laser treatment of Port-wine stains

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Boffa, Michael J. (2001)
  • Publisher: Malta College of Family Doctors
  • Subject: Correspondence | Lasers in medicine -- Malta | Letter | Birthmarks | Mole (Dermatology)
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

A state-of-the-art pulsed dye laser machine to treat port-wine stains and other vascular lesions has been available in the Malta Health Service since 1999. This article reviews the pathophysiology and clinical features of port- wine stains and describes the principles of laser treatment for this condition.
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