The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation

Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

What is it?

A capillary malformation made up of enlarged capillary blood vessels that forms a birthmark. Capillary malformations are present at birth, and can be located on any area of the body.

Photo by Dr. Burkhart and Dr. Hochman
  • Area of enlarged capillary blood vessels
  • Present at birth
  • Can be on any area of body