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Vol. 20 - Num. 79

Clinical Reviews

Atypical mongolian spot: a diagnostic challenge

Marta Dorado Criadoa, Celia Fabra Garridob, José Manuel Rueda Carneroa, Miguel Ángel Molina Gutiérrezc

aMIR-Pediatría. Hospital Infantil Universitario La Paz. Madrid. España.
bMIR-Pediatría. Hospital Universitario La Paz. Madrid. España.
cServicio de Urgencias Pediátricas. Hospital Universitario La Paz. Madrid. España.

Correspondence: M Dorado. E-mail: doradocriado@gmail.com

Reference of this article: Dorado Criado M, Fabra Garrido C, Rueda Carnero JM, Molina Gutiérrez MA. Atypical mongolian spot: a diagnostic challenge. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2018;20:245-7.

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Abstract

The Mongolian spot or dermal melanocytosis is the most common pigmented lesion of the newborn. It is located typically in the lumbo-sacral region and it is not common to be found in other regions of the body. We present the case of a patient with a Mongolian spot in the distal region of the leg, external malleolus and the back of the left foot.

Keywords

Congenital abnormalities Infant, newborn Mongolian spot Skin

 

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