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This photo shows a monglian spot on the buttocks. This is a type of colored birthmark. These marks are blue-grey and flat. They are usually irregular shaped with wavy borders. Mongolian spots are not cancerous.
This photo shows a Strawberry Hemangioma on the abdominal wall. A hemangioma is a cluster of blood vessels that cause non-cancerous growths.
This shows a storkbite which is a birthmark often found in babies. These birthmarks usually go away on their own.
Some brief notes about capillary hemangiomas:
This is a three year old child with a strawberry hemangioma of the lower forehead.
Some brief notes about strawberry hemangioma:
Over 50 percent of babies get this rash around the second or third day of life.
The rash is composed of ½ inch (1.25 cm) to 1 inch (2.5 cm) red blotches with a small white or yellow lump in the center. The red blotches can be numerous and can occur anywhere on the body (except the palms and soles). They can look quite terrible.
The cause of erythema toxicum is unknown. However, it is harmless the rash goes away by 2 weeks of age.
This shows baby (neonatal) acne on the cheeks and side of the face. There are red and white raised bumps.
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