Different kinds of birthmarks

March 12, 2019

There are two main types of birthmarks: pigmented birthmarks and vascular birthmarks.

Pigmented birthmarks

Pigment is a fancy word for color. These types of birthmarks happen when you have more pigment in one part of your skin. It's like a spot on your skin. The types of pigmented birthmarks are: Moles, Cafe-au-lait spot, Mongolian spots

Vascular birthmarks

Your heart and blood vessels - the little highways that move blood through your body - are your vascular system. Sometimes a bunch of extra blood vessels will clump together, and you can see this clump in your skin. This is called a vascular birthmark. More than one in 10 babies has this type of birthmark. The different kinds are: Salmon patches, Hemangiomas, Port wine stains Read more.. https://www.aad.org/public/kids/skin/birthmarks/different-kinds-of-birthmarks?fbclid=IwAR1M9vFFy942BSN_PC9ugjOCjBlv8ml0NgTBJHjzEgFT0kyM4vFNw0qPKRY

 


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