Chapter

Birth Marks

Daniela Kroshinsky, Joseph C. Alper and Lewis B. Holmesm

in Common Malformations

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Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780195136029
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199975167 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195136029.003.0026
Birth Marks

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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.

Chapter.  13007 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Genetics ; Neonatology ; Dermatology

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