English translation:Mongolian Spot. Explanation: Forgot to add — a recent Deutsche Welle tv broadcast mentioned that this genetic trait also. Mongolische Flecken (G), tache mongolique (F), mancha mongolica (S), Moukohan (J). Forms: Mongolian spots are blue, bluish-gray, bluish-green or blue-black. Spanish, Mancha mongoliana, mancha mongoloide (trastorno), mancha mongoloide, mancha sacra azul, mácula mongólica, Mancha Mongólica.

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I have seen this on Chinese babies. Search Bing for all related images. Mongolian spots are caused by entrapment of melanocytes in the dermis during their migration from the neural crest into the epidermis in fetal development.

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Rudolf Trebitschan Austrian linguist and mongolicca, spent the summer of on the West Coast of Greenland, and listed all the examples he came across. This a more common reference to the spot at the base of the spine of some newborns. Literature and the Signs of Central America. It is usually congenital or appears shortly after birth, and disappears in childhood. Manchx Egede Saabyea Danish priest and botanist, spent in Greenland. Congenital malformations and deformations of skin appendagesTemplate: People who are not aware of the background of the Mongolian spots may mistake them for bruises, possibly resulting in mistaken concerns about abuse.


Term search Jobs Translators Clients Forums. Department of Anthropology, Cornell University. The Manchaa of Colta: Retrieved on 3 July Dermatology – Pediatrics Pages.

Revista de Ethnologia, Down’s Syndrome pink spot. Gessain goes on to state that it was only in that an anthropologist mentions the spot. You can request verification for native languages by completing a simple application that takes only a couple of minutes.

He had previously spent several winters in Greenland, and wrote an overview in of what was known macnha the spot.

Retrieved 14 September Atlas of Pediatric Cutaneous Biodiversity: Microscopically dermal melanocytoses are seen in all newborn babies irrespective of race.

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Return to KudoZ list. Gessain spent time with the Huehuetla Omngolica people in HidalgoMexicoand wrote in about the spot’s “location, shape, colour, histology, chemistry, genetic transmission, and racial distribution”. The prevalence of Mongolian spots varies among different ethnic groups according to the overall depth of pigmentation.


Therefore, no treatment is required in most cases. Views Read Edit View history. Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy. Mongolian spots are blue, bluish-gray, bluish-green or blue-black flat skin markings that appear at birth or shortly thereafter during the infantile age.

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It is important to recognize that Mongolian spots are birthmarks, NOT bruises. Archived from the original on In Central America, according to these authorities, the spot is called Uits, “pan,” and it is an insult to speak of it.