Conditions We Treat

The International Birthmark Institute offers evaluation, treatment and management of all birthmakrs and vascular lesions in infants and children such as:

Angiokeratomas

Angiokeratomas are small dark red to purple raised spots. Learn more

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are defects of the circulatory system that are thought to arise during embryonic or fetal development or soon after birth. Learn more

Ataxia-Telangiectasia

Ataxia telangectasia (A-T) is a rare, degenerative disorder affecting the part of the brain that controls motor skills, balance, and speech. Learn more

Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba Syndrome

Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome (BRRS) is a rare condition with hamartomatous polyps of the small and large intestines. Learn more

Cobb syndrome

​Cobb syndrome is a rare, non-inherited disorder characterized by visible skin lesions with underlying spinal angiomas or arteriovenous malformations (AVM). Learn more

Cutis Marmorta Telangiectatica Congentia (CMTC)

Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita (CMTC) is an uncommonly reported, sporadic, congenital cutaneous disorder with persistent cutis marmorata, telangiectasia, and phlebectasia. Learn more

Glomus Tumor

A glomus tumor or glomangioma is a rare, benign growth of blood vessels which can develop in both adults and children. Learn more

Gorham Syndrome

Gorham syndrome is a rare condition involving gradual bone loss that can affect one or more bones. Learn more

Hemangiomas of Infancy

Hemangiomas of Infancy are the most common vascular tumors in infants. Learn more

Hemangiopericytoma

A hemangiopericytoma is a very rare soft tissue mass due to overgrowth of capillaries that is almost always benign. Learn more

Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma

Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma is a rare, rapidly growing mass of blood vessels that may be present at birth or develop during infancy. Learn more

Kasabach-Merrit Phenomenon

Kasabach-Merritt syndrome (KMS) is also known as “Hemangiomas with thrombocytopenia.” It is a combination of hemangioma, thrombocytopenia, and coagulopathy. Learn more

Klippel-Trenaunay and Parkes-Weber Syndrome

This is a rare congenital medical condition of abnormal blood and lymph vessel formation, cutaneous capillary malformation, and skeletal or soft tissue hypertrophy. Learn more

Lymphatic Malformation

A lymphatic malformation is a mass in the head or neck that results from an abnormal formation of lymphatic vessels. Learn more

Maffucci syndrome

​Maffucci syndrome is a rare genetic disorder of unknown cause characterized by benign enlargements of cartilage, bone deformities, and dark, irregularly shaped hemangiomas. Learn more

NICH

A NICH or non-involuting congenital hemangioma is a rare growth of blood vessels that is completely formed at birth. Learn more

PELVIS Syndrome

PELVIS syndrome is used for the association of lumbosacral or genital area hemangiomas Learn more

PHACE Syndrome

PHACES syndrome is a term used to describe a special type of hemangioma that usually covers a segmental area of the body. Learn more

Port Wine Stain (PWS) Birthmarks

A port wine stain or PWS is one of the more common birthmarks related to blood vessel growth. Learn more

Proteus Syndrome

Proteus syndrome is a congenital disorder that causes an overgrowth of tissue. Learn more

Pyogenic Granuloma

Pyogenic granuloma is a relatively common skin growth that presents as a shiny red mass. Learn more

RICH

A RICH or rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma is a rare growth of blood vessels that is completely formed at birth. Learn more

Salmon Patch

Salmon patches, often called stork bites or angel kisses, are common birthmarks seen in almost one-third of infants. Learn more

Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS)

This is a rare congenital disorder associated with a Port-Wine Stain birthmark on the face, glaucoma, seizures, intellectual disabilities, and arteriovenous malformations of the brain. Learn more

Tufted Angioma

A tufted angioma is a rare, benign growth of blood vessels that develops during infancy and childhood with most appearing before the age of five. Learn more

Venous Malformation

​Venous malformations are benign birthmarks due to malformed and stretched out veins. Learn more