"Mongolian Spot" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Mongolian Spot
- Spot, Mongolian
- Mongolian Blue Spot
- Blue Spot, Mongolian
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