The Canadian Vascular Birthmark web site is to assist kids and their families who are
affected by a birthmark.  We provide information, support and resources for those

There are two main types of Vascular birthmarks- Hemangiomas (hee-man-gee-oh-ma)
and Vascular malformations.  The word “vascular” refers to blood vessels.  Vascular birthmarks are made up of blood vessels that “bunch together” in the skin.


This is a hemangioma before and after.

Vascular Malformations

This is a vascular malformation (venous malformation) before and after multiple treatments and surgery.