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Default newborn has lesion at base of neck ...what is your diagnosis ?

A 22-year old Asian woman has just given birth by normal spontaneous vagina delivery to a full-term infant. The child appears healthy, but on closer inspection, a flat, dark, uniformly pigmented lesion with nebulous borders and irregular shape is seen at the base of the child’s spine. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

A. Birth trauma
B. Cavernous hemangioma
C. Mongolian spot
D. Nevus flammeus
E. Spina bifida occulta
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C. Mongolian spot
Next step: chill out
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