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Old 05-23-2009, 11:27 AM
SSmiles SSmiles is offline
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Question Do PWS grow and can more develop?

Hi 6 month old daughter has a PWS between her nose & lip and down the side of her cheek...the one on her cheek has appeared in the last couple of months, before that it was a whiteish mark. I was just wondering, does anyone know if PWS's can grow over time or if more can develop through life??
Me & DH ~ both 34
DS 8.06
DD 11.08 (PWS on face)
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Old 05-24-2009, 01:55 AM
nickbar nickbar is offline
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PWS do not develop later in life. They are present at birth. PWS as a persoan ages can thicken and they can develop cobbling and blebs on the pws lesion.

Are you seeing growth? Would you be willing to share a photo either here or via email?

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