Birthmarks

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has an information leaflet on Port-wine Stain.

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Birthmark Support Group

A UK based support group for anyone with a birthmark, their families and professionals.

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British Association of Skin Camouflage

Established in 1985 the Association is dedicated to providing a comprehensive service for people who are interested in para-medical skin camouflage.

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British Skin Foundation

Provides reliable information on various skin disorders, including birthmarks.

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Intralesional photocoagulation of subcutaneous congenital vascular disorders

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Intralesional photocoagulation of subcutaneous congenital vascular disorders.

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International Skin Laser Directory

A guide to skin laser clinics, disfigurement guidance and skin camouflage. Provides information about Skin Lasers and Skin Laser Treatments.

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Vascular Birthmarks

Information from British Association of Dermatologists.

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Birthmarks

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Birthmarks

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.