Midline nevus flammeus

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Salmon patch on the left upper eyelid of a neonate.

Midline nevus flammeus (also known as salmon patch and "angel's kiss") is a vascular birthmark which may be found on the glabellar region or on one upper eyelid, and presents in approximately 15% of newborns.[1][2]

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  1. James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. Page 582. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. "salmon patch" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary