Multiple and superimposed Mongolian spots
. BMJ Case Rep 2013;2013.
Among 78 Pathans 35(44.8%) had mongolian spots
. Twenty seven (71%) out of 38 Sindhis had pigmented birth marks including Mongolian spots
in 25 and cafe-au-lait spots in two of them.
Neonates, lanugo hair, Mongolian spots
, sebaceous hyperplasia, cutis marmorata, vernix caseosa, acrocyanosis, neonatal acne, erythema toixcum neonatorum, neonatal alopecia.
However, the true pathogenic relation of these conditions with Mongolian spots
A high incidence of physiological desquamation, Mongolian spots
, sebaceous hyperplasia and Epstein's pearls was seen in all the studies (Mishra 1988, Nobbay 1992, Nanda 1989).
(aka Mongolian spots
) Often on the sacrum in darker skin types.
Blue discolouration of the skin can have a multitude of causes, including Mongolian spots
, blue naevi, the naevi of Ito and Ota and metallic discolouration (1) or the use of drugs such as minocycline.
When to worry: "Mongolian spots
are completely benign and present no medical threat whatsoever," says David Green, MD, spokesperson for the American Academy of Dermatology, in Bethesda, Maryland.