What are the different types of pigmented birthmarks?
The different types of pigmented birthmarks include:
Mongolian spots, which usually are bluish and look like bruises.
Pigmented nevi (moles), which are growths on the skin that usually are flesh-colored, brown or black.
Congenital nevi are moles that are present at birth. These birthmarks have a slightly increased risk of becoming skin cancer, depending on their siz.
Cafe-au-lait spots are light tan or light brown spots that are usually oval in shape. They usually appear at birth but may develop in the first few years of a child's life.
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