birthmark


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a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth

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As July does not relate the removal of the birthmark to the husband and instead integrates him into the scene of the birthmark's return, one might think that he simply represents a better spouse--but July's story is more complex.
Results: Pigmented birthmarks observed included Mongolian blue spot, cafe-au-lait macules and congenital melanocytic nevi.
I found out about a consultant plastic surgeon in Birmingham called Hiroshi Nishikawa.'' Mr Nishikawa, who is based at The Westbourne Centre in Edgbaston, re-diagnosed the problem as a venous malformation - a different type of birthmark which grows as the child grows.
"He was fast, faster than I've ever met in the ring," Birthmark said by phone after the TKO.
Laser treatment can lighten or remove the birthmark. It's believed that results are better if treatments are given earlier, although not necessarily in infancy; however, the optimal timing of laser treatments in SWS is not yet established.
Surgeons were able to remove the birthmark but Sarah, who is recovering at home, has suffered eye and speech problems as a result of the haemorrhages.
Ann Bentley, who was born with a strawberry birthmark, set up the charity Kidsfayre to pay for the pounds 27,000 laser.
"The Birthmark"--along with Hawthorne's "Rappaccini's Daughter" (which was given a Hollywood horror treatment starring Vincent Price)--is a tragic morality tale about the evils of biomedical hubris.
Knipldom is full of dreamers and hoarders, hawkers of quixotic products and services (Dourmat's Mud Applique, the Museum of Immanent Art, the National Birthmark Registry).
But that is not all: cuts heal immediately, a strange birthmark appears, a mystery photographer lurks around the corner ...
One type of birthmark, called a port-wine birthmark (or stain), has a red, blue, or purplish color.
Many of the Romantic themes found in Hawthorne's longer fiction are addressed in the stories: for example, the conflict between reason and emotion in the gothic tales Rappaccini's Daughter and "The Birthmark," and between Puritan religion and the supernatural in Young Goodman Brown.
Sula, with her rose birthmark, is denied identity by her mother, and she murders a childhood friend, throwing him accidentally into the Ohio River.
There are different kinds of vascular birthmarks. Sometimes, the birthmark must be watched for several weeks or months before the specific type can be identified.
Some of Hawthorne's best stories, such as <IR> YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN </IR> , <IR> THE BIRTHMARK </IR> , <IR> RAPPACCINI'S DAUGHTER </IR> , "The Artist of the Beautiful," and <IR> THE CELESTIAL RAILROAD </IR> are included in this collection.