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Why does my year and a half daughter still have mongolian spots and why that term?
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics
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In brief: Mongolian spots
Mongolian spot results from entrapment of pigment-containing cells in the dermis during fetal development.
It is usually present at birth or appears within the first weeks of life and typically disappears spontaneously within 4 years but can persist for life. Mongolian spots occur in more than 90% of infants of the mongoloid race ( east asians, indonesians, polynesians, eskimos, amerindians).

In brief: Mongolian spots
Mongolian spot results from entrapment of pigment-containing cells in the dermis during fetal development.
It is usually present at birth or appears within the first weeks of life and typically disappears spontaneously within 4 years but can persist for life. Mongolian spots occur in more than 90% of infants of the mongoloid race ( east asians, indonesians, polynesians, eskimos, amerindians).
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
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In brief: Persistent
They will still probably disappear as she gets older. It is unusual for the m to persist.

In brief: Persistent
They will still probably disappear as she gets older. It is unusual for the m to persist.
Dr. Robert Jackson
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