Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: TC | 2009/09/02

Q.

Birth Mark

My daughter who is now 4 was born with a light brown dot (Birth Mark) on her left arm (close to the writst). As she has gotten bigger the dot has gotten bigger. It has never changed its shape - always been round. Just reciently I have noticed one single black hair growing out of it.

Should I be concerned about it

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This sounds like one of several forms of moles that can develop in children' skins. This seems to be a kind known as a hairy mole. It would be best to ask a dermatologist to have a look at this and advise you.

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