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Birth Marks 

Birth Marks
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Birth Marks
Author(s):

Daniela Kroshinsky

, Joseph C. Alper

, and Lewis B. Holmesm

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780195136029.003.0026
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date: 19 October 2020

This chapter covers Birth Marks: NEVUS SIMPLEX (SALMON PATCH), INFANTILE HEMANGIOMA, PORTWINE STAIN, CONGENITAL NEVI, GIANT HAIRY NEVUS, CAFÉ-AU-LAIT SPOTS, MONGOLIAN SPOT, SEBACEOUS NEVUS OF JADASSOHN, NEVUS DEPIGMENTOSUS (NEVUS ACHROMICUS), HYPOPIGMENTED TUFT OF HAIR, APLASIA CUTIS CONGENITA (SCALP DEFECTS). The chapter includes information on definition, appearance, histologic features, size and number, location, prevalence, managment, environmental factors, and genetic counselling.

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