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Origin of Scars & Birthmarks


Distinguish between a scar and a birthmark in terms of their origins 0507.4.3

Links verified 9/18/2014

  1. Birthmarks - they can be inherited, but usually are not
  2. Birthmarks - Caution: this page includes a picture of a massive cheek hemangioma
  3. Birthmarks: Questions and Answers - this page includes suggestions for helping a child cope with looking different [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  4. What Are Birthmarks? - this article explains that they fall in to two main categories, vascular birthmarks, and pigmented birthmarks
  5. What is a Birthmark? - this explanation from How Stuff Works says that there is no way to prevent birthmarks, they are not inherited, and very little is known about how they occur

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