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An unusual and typically permanent brown or red mark on someone's body from birth.
naevus, strawberry mark, port wine stainmoleblemish, discoloration, patchView synonyms
- ‘The spinal cord does not protrude through the skin, although a patch of hair, a birthmark, or a dimple may be present on the skin over the lower spine.’
- ‘It is very easy to disguise most birthmarks and freckles with makeup; there is an endless supply on sale.’
- ‘Take this visual tour to familiarize yourself with the rashes and birthmarks that affect numerous newborns and infants.’
- ‘They asked how old we were and if we had any birthmarks.’
- ‘The first symptoms most commonly noted in children are skin lesions, including birthmarks, tumors, and other growths.’
- ‘We've taken out freckles, birthmarks, scars, blemishes, excess fat, and body hair.’
- ‘Did you say the guy had a birthmark on his wrist?’
- ‘Other types of birthmarks may require different management from that of hemangiomas.’
- ‘It is larger than the other birthmarks and it can spread to other parts of the body via the blood stream.’
- ‘Nipples, birthmarks, moles, or beauty marks may appear darker during pregnancy.’
- ‘Some of the children have birthmarks or birth defects that correspond to wounds or other marks on the deceased person.’
- ‘Vascular birthmarks can be internal, or form an external birthmark and can be disfiguring, especially if formed on the face.’
- ‘Pulse dye lasers have been used to treat spider veins on the face and legs, port wine birthmarks, warts, rosacea, stretch marks and scars.’
- ‘When she felt uncomfortable, Claire would glance down at her birthmark on the dorsal area of her left wrist.’
- ‘He had blue eyes, quite a rounded chin bone and a strawberry-type birthmark on the nape of his neck.’
- ‘The physician should examine the entire spine for areas of redness, scars, blisters, lipomata, hairy patches, birthmarks and cafe-au-lait spots.’
- ‘Freckles can appear similar to and are sometimes confused with pigmented naevi, birthmarks, or moles.’
- ‘Don't let unusual moles or birthmarks go unchecked.’
- ‘Hemangiomas, or raised red birthmarks caused by blood vessel changes, may also be present.’
- ‘The presence of a large number of non-cancerous birthmarks may also be a risk factor.’
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