Mongolian blue spots

Mongolian spots; Congenital dermal melanocytosis; Dermal melanocytosis

Mongolian spots are a kind of birthmark that are flat, blue, or blue-gray. They appear at birth or in the first few weeks of life.

Mongolian blue spots

Mongolian blue spots are flat bluish- to bluish-gray skin markings commonly appearing at birth or shortly thereafter. They appear commonly at the base of the spine, on the buttocks and back and also can appear on the shoulders. Mongolian spots are benign and are not associated with any conditions or illnesses.

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A newly born infant is also called a neonate.

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