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  1. J.P.C. Peper

    J.P.C. Peper Bronze Member

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    What's the most likely diagnosis for this infant?

    It has nothing to do with trauma.

    I'll post the correct answer in a couple of days!

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    mongoloid spot ?
     


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    mongolian spot
     


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    Gospodin Seki Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes,it's mongolian spot(congenital dermal melanocytosis)
     


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    sura tariq Young Member

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    i think mongolian spotwink)
     


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    J.P.C. Peper Bronze Member

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    Correct answer:

    Yes, these are mongolian blue spots.

    It presents with blue / dark macular discoloration at the base of the spine and on the buttocks; they occasionally occur on the legs and other parts of the body. Usually but not invariably in Afro-Caribbean or Asian infants. They fade slowly over the first few years. They're of no significance unless misdiagnosed as bruises.
     


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    It is Mongolian Spots.
     


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