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What can cause brown freckles spots on theback of your ankles?

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Dr. Richard Polisner
Podiatry 51 years experience
Usually normal: Generally normal. May be hereditary. Normal deposits of melanin not to worry. If raised or changing should see podiatrist or dermatologist.
Dr. Vadim Glukh
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 23 years experience
Hemosiderosis: Occasional hemoglobin extravasation and breakdown in the tissues and skin called hemosiderosis may be associated with stasis changes in the venous flow as well as diabetes.

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