Imaging port wine stains by fiber optical coherence tomography.

@article{Zhao2010ImagingPW,
  title={Imaging port wine stains by fiber optical coherence tomography.},
  author={Shiyong Zhao and Ying Gu and Ping Xue and Jin Guo and Tingmei Shen and Tianshi Wang and Naiyan Huang and Li Zhang and Haixia Qiu and Xin Yu and Xunbin Wei},
  journal={Journal of biomedical optics},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={036020}
}
We develop a fiber optical coherence tomography (OCT) system in the clinical utility of imaging port wine stains (PWS). We use our OCT system on 41 patients with PWS to document the difference between PWS skin and contralateral normal skin. The system, which operates at 4 frames with axial and transverse resolutions of 10 and 9 mum, respectively, in the skin tissue, can clearly distinguish the dilated dermal blood vessels from normal tissue. We present OCT images of patients with PWS and normal… CONTINUE READING

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