Author | Melissa Brinn, MD, FAAP

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Streaky pigmentation suggests larger issues

January 01, 2019

The parents of a 2-month-old boy return to the office for a well-child visit. The infant has a history of hypotonia and poor head control but is growing normally. His parents noted streaky patterns of hypopigmentation over his trunk and extremities shortly after birth and felt they were likely just “birthmarks.”