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Mongolian Spot MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mongolian Spot
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.665.560.615.530
Unique ID
D049328
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049328
Annotation
coordinate IM with SKIN NEOPLASMS (IM) + site (IM or NIM) if relevant
Scope Note
A bluish-gray to gray-brown benign, melanocytic nevus found usually in the LUMBOSACRAL REGION of dark-skinned people, especially those of East Asian ancestry. It is usually congenital or appears shortly after birth, and disappears in childhood.
Entry Term(s)
Mongolian Blue Spot
Previous Indexing
Nevus, Pigmented (1969-2004)
See Also
Nevus, Blue
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
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