Mongolian Spot

Mongolian spots are flat, blue, or blue-gray skin markings near the buttocks that commonly appear at birth.

Image from Dermatlas.med.jhmi.edu (link)     Image from Bernard Cohen, MD

“This healthy newborn was noted to have extensive Mongolian spots on both buttocks and legs but the patches on the right leg and buttock were confluent and prominent with a darker macule on the buttock.”

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