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Birthmarks and other abnormal skin pigmentation is caused by the body's inability to produce enough melanin. Abnormal skin pigmentation can cause conditions such as vitiligo, pigmentation loss, melasma, albinism, port wine stains, macular stains and hemangioma.

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Terms related to Birthmarks and Other Skin Pigmentation Problems:

  • Albinism
  • Hemangioma
  • Macular Stains
  • Pigmented Birthmarks
  • Port-wine Stains
  • Skin Pigmentation Problems