Vascular Malformations and Hemangiomas

What is a hemangioma?

A hemangioma is a type of birthmark. It is the most common benign (non-cancerous) tumor of the skin. Hemangiomas may be present at birth (faint red mark) or may appear in the first months after birth. A hemangioma is also known as a port wine stain, strawberry hemangioma, and salmon patch. … Vascular Malformations and Hemangiomas »»

Effects of Amphetamine Use

Amphetamine drugs come in tablets and capsules that can be taken orally. They can also appear as off-white crystals, chunks and powders, which may be sniffed or injected.

Smokable methamphetamine looks like shaved glass slivers or clear rock salt. … Effects of Amphetamine Use »»

10 things you should know about birth defects

1. Birth defects are common

Birth defects affect 1 in 33 babies every year and cause 1 in 5 infant deaths. For many babies born with a birth defect, there is no family history of the condition. … 10 things you should know about birth defects »»

Basic facts about birth defects

Birth Defects Are Common

Every four and a half minutes, a baby is born with a birth defect in the United States. That translates into nearly 120,000 babies affected by birth defects each year.

Birth defects can affect almost any part of the body (e.g., heart, brain, foot). They may affect how the body looks, works, or both. Birth defects can vary from mild to severe. … Basic facts about birth defects »»

March of Dimes

President Franklin Roosevelt established the March of Dimes in 1938. The March of Dimes has saved the lives of millions of babies. The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality. … March of Dimes »»

Birth Defect Terminology Starting with A

List of birth defect terminology starting with A. … Birth Defect Terminology Starting with A »»