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What are types of birthmarks?

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There are two main types of birthmarks -- vascular (having to do with blood vessels) birthmarks and pigmented birthmarks. Vascular birthmarks are often pink, purple, or red skin markings that show up before or shortly after birth. Pigmented birthmarks are skin markings that are there at birth. The marks may range from brown or black to bluish or blue-gray in color.

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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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