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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Morne | 2005/07/21

Q.

Birth mark on back Called congineal nevia (black and hairey)

My son is 3 years old he was born with a black mark on
his back and it is hairey now,what skin doctor can we use
to take it of one doctor in pretoria say it must be with a lazer.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This sounds like a hairy naevus-this should be removed. There is a risk of melanoma if this is not done.

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