English translation:Mongolian Spot. Explanation: Forgot to add — a recent Deutsche Welle tv broadcast mentioned that this genetic trait also. Mongolische Flecken (G), tache mongolique (F), mancha mongolica (S), Moukohan (J). Forms: Mongolian spots are blue, bluish-gray, bluish-green or blue-black. Spanish, Mancha mongoliana, mancha mongoloide (trastorno), mancha mongoloide, mancha sacra azul, mácula mongólica, Mancha Mongólica.

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Palms, soles, face and head are usually spared. Definition NCI A congenital mark on the skin near the base of the spine, consisting of scattered ectopic melanocytes in the dermis, that enlarges for a short time after birth and disappears during childhood.

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Login or register free and only takes a few minutes to participate in this question. The edges are usually indistinct and the shapes are irregular. Department of Anthropology, Cornell University. Mongolian spots are common among Asian, East Indian, and African races, but rare among Caucasian and other races.

Vascular tissue neoplasm Glomus tumor Glomangiosarcoma. Focal palmoplantar keratoderma with oral mucosal hyperkeratosis Focal palmoplantar and gingival keratosis Howel—Evans syndrome Pachyonychia congenita Pachyonychia congenita type I Pachyonychia congenita type II Striate palmoplantar keratoderma Tyrosinemia type II punctate: Microscopically dermal melanocytoses are seen in all newborn babies irrespective of race.

Congenital malformations and deformations of skin appendagesMongopica The prevalence of Mongolian spots varies among different ethnic groups according to the overall depth of pigmentation. Gessain spent time with the Huehuetla Tepehua people in Hidalgo mongollca, Mexicoand wrote in about the spot’s “location, shape, colour, histology, chemistry, genetic transmission, and racial distribution”. Retrieved 14 September These images are a random manchx from a Bing search on the term “Mongolian Spot.


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Thecoma Leydig cell tumor. Almost the entire mestizo mancna Spanish-Indian population of Mexico have the Mongolian spot. They may persist for many years. Ichthyosis bullosa of Siemens Ichthyosis follicularis Ichthyosis prematurity syndrome Ichthyosis—sclerosing cholangitis syndrome Nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma Ichthyosis linearis circumflexa Ichthyosis hystrix.

Atlas of Pediatric Cutaneous Biodiversity: They may persist as long as persistent Mongolian spots.

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Return to KudoZ list. It is important to recognize that Mongolian spots are birthmarks, NOT bruises. Revista de Ethnologia, Mancah hypothesised that the age at which it faded in various populations might prove to be a distinguishing characteristic of those groups. View forum View forum without registering on UserVoice.

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Search other sites for ‘Mongolian Spot’. The Mongolian Spot, a genetic trait expressed by a bluish spot at the base of the spine of Asiatic newborns, is unrelated to Down’s Syndrome.

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Blue nevi, mobgolica of Ota, and bruises should be differentiated. Soren Hansen confirmed this, and further hypothesized that in both Japan and Greenland the spot might indicate direct descent from a black ancestral lineage “a sign of direct descent from a black racial element”.


They can also appear on the shoulders, upper back, arms, wrists, legs, ankles, lateral abdomen and elsewhere. The blue colour is caused by melanocytesmelanin -containing amncha, that are usually located in the surface of the skin the epidermisbut are in the deeper region the dermis in the location of the spot.

Related Bing Images Extra: Medical Diagnosis and Management 2, illustrated ed. Back Links pages that link to this page. I have seen this on Chinese babies. It is not the first time that the resemblance between the Japanese and the Eskimo has mongolicca pointed out. Hans Egede Saabyea Danish priest mongooica botanist, spent in Greenland. Post Your ideas for ProZ. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Therefore, no treatment is required in most cases. Literature and the Signs of Central America. In Dr Saxtorph, medical advisor to the Greenland department part of the Danish governmentwrote that the Greenlanders do not like outsiders to see or discuss these birthmarks; “they doubtless feel as a reminiscence of the time when they lived on a low cultural level”.