Stork mark | definition of stork mark by Medical dictionary
(1) A common capillary nevus of the newborn, which consists of one or more flat, pink macules with irregular borders, classically see on the neck—Nevus flammeus nuchae—but also on the forehead, eyelids, tip of nose, upper lip or hairline on back of neck. Stork marks often darken with crying, fade with pressure, clear spontaneously in months and disappear by 18 months
(2) A generic term for any type of birthmark
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2. A common capillary nevus of the newborn, consisting of one or more flat pink macules with irregular borders on the forehead, eyelids, tip of nose, upper lip or hairline on back of neck; SBs often darken with crying, fade with pressure, clear spontaneously in months and disappear by 18 months.
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There are a variety of different types including the stork mark
- a flat red mark usually found on the back of your baby's neck, eyelid or on the baby's forehead - and also port wine stains, which are red or purple in colour and usually flat.
Your mum is right, if it is a stork mark
it will have completely faded by the time she is around four and is nothing to worry about.
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