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How are red birthmarks diagnosed?

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In most cases, a health professional can diagnose a red birthmark based on how your skin looks. Deeper birthmarks can be examined with tests such as MRI, ultrasound, CT scans, or biopsies.

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American Academy of Pediatrics. American Academy of Dermatology.

 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

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American Academy of Pediatrics. American Academy of Dermatology.

 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

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