wine stain

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  • The extensive port-wine stains so often met with on the face are best left alone. Cited from Manual of Surgery, by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • A physician can usually diagnose a port-wine stain based entirely upon the history and appearance.
  • He ran away from home once, didn't he, and his mother had a port-wine stain on her left cheek? Cited from Grim Smile of the Five Towns,by Arnold Bennett
  • Boiling milk is sometimes applied successfully to wine stains in the same way. Cited from The Complete Home, by Various, ed. by Clara E. Laughlin
  • Wine stains should be immediately covered with a thick layer of salt. Cited from Public School Domestic Science, by Mrs. J. Hoodless
  • In some cases, port-wine stains (capillary port wine type) may be absent.
  • Port-wine stains occur most often on the face but can appear anywhere on the body, particularly on the neck and upper trunk.
  • It was only good, she said, for grease spots and wine stains. Cited from L'Assommoir, by Emile Zola
  • If the port-wine stain is on the face or other highly visible part of the body, its presence can also cause emotional and social problems for the affected person.
  • Remove wine stains by sprinkling salt on them and then pouring boiling water through them. Cited from Fowler's Household Helps, by A. L. Fowler
  • Over time, port-wine stains may become thick or develop small ridges or bumps, and do not fade with age.
  • However, special needs can also include cleft lips and/or palates, port-wine stains, or missing limbs.
  • The long ironing table was covered with wine stains and grease, looking as if it had served a whole garrison. Cited from L'Assommoir, by Emile Zola
  • Additionally, port-wine stains in these locations may be associated with glaucoma and seizures.
  • The red of the grass made all the great prairie the color of wine-stains, or of certain seaweeds when they are first washed up. Cited from My Antonia, by Willa Sibert Cather
  • Orson says that Bree knows how to get red wine stains out of carpet, but can't find her.
  • Henry, with practical sympathy, was telling Francesca two good ways for getting wine stains out of tablecloths. Cited from The Unbearable Bassington, H. H. Munro (Saki)
  • They are used to treat port-wine stains and other blood vessel disorders, scars and kidney stones.
  • If swelling occurs in the port-wine stain, it may cause vision problems, glaucoma, or blindness.
  • As he did so she bent her head to look at a wine-stain on her dress, and in the movement exposed the greater part of the back of a very handsome neck. Cited from Madame de Mauves, by Henry James
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