birthmark

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Synonyms for birthmark

Synonyms for birthmark

a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth

References in classic literature ?
Would you throw the blight of that fatal birthmark over my labors?
Save on your account, my dearest Aylmer," observed his wife, "I might wish to put off this birthmark of mortality by relinquishing mortality itself in preference to any other mode.
She remained not less pale than ever; but the birthmark with every breath that came and went, lost somewhat of its former distinctness.
In 1992, the mission was expanded to also support and serve individuals with capillary vascular birthmarks, Klippel Trenaunay (KT), and Port Wine Birthmarks.
Milton Waner, MB, BCh (Wits), MD, FCS (SA), is a pediatric facial plastic surgeon, Co-Director of the Vascular Birthmarks Institute of New York, and an attending physician at The Head and Neck Institute, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA.
One great example of the invigorating language is the following section on dealing with differences like scars or birthmarks: "Some people have birthmarks or scars on their face.
Brown birthmarks, which are circular and may have hair growing out of them, are called moles.
l In the UK, 92,000 people have congenital or birth conditions, like birthmarks, cleft lips or palates.
Others fear that eating strawberries or seeing mice during pregnancy could give their babies birthmarks.
Within a few days, when the lump began to grow and started to bleed, Yvonne panicked and took her baby back to hospital, but medics stuck with the diagnosis and gave her medication to shrink birthmarks.
A Birthmarks can seem quite scary if you don't know a lot about them, especially in babies and young children but try not to worry too much as they are very common and most are completely harmless.
He suggested a brand new treatment for birthmarks called sclerotherapy, a type of radiotherapy which involves injecting the non-cancerous tumour to reduce the blood supply, a treatment which was successful for several years.
FOR CHILDREN with vascular birthmarks around the eye, even partial blockage of vision can lead to visual loss due to amblyopia.
Birthmarks appear on the skin at birth or shortly afterwards.
Aaron Fay, being named Physician of the Year by the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation was a humbling honor.